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Virtual Program: MMBC Discovers – Hudson’s Bay Company and the Fur Trade

May 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am PDT


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The Maritime Museum of BC is going virtual with many of our learning programs! Our programs have been designed using the BC curriculum, and adapted for a virtual format using everything we know about learning online!

Participants join us for a program LIVE using Zoom Meetings, where they have the chance to interact with our museum educators. After purchasing a Live program, you will receive a link to register for the Zoom Meeting.

Grades 4 & 9 Social Studies

The Hudson’s Bay Company is Canada’s oldest national company. What were its powerful effects on First Nations and how did it play a key role in the development of Fort Victoria and Canada? Students will become curators and examine real otter and beaver pelts, a Hudson’s Bay blanket and other items important to the trade economy. Relations between First Nations and the HBC will also be included.

Please note: Registration for LIVE programs must occur at least 2 hours before the scheduled program and provide an e-mail, or we can not guarantee that you will receive the link to participate. We will contact you before the program, and are available for Zoom troubleshooting aid up to 2 hours before the program start time.


May 14, 2020
11:00 am - 11:30 am PDT
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