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June 18, 1998
Hudson's Bay Co. Digital Collection, provided by the Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature, is a graphical collection of 19th and 20th century aboriginal (and European and Canadian) artifacts. The address is: http://www.schoolnet.ca/collections/hbc/ind1en.htm
September 27, 2008 |
A traveler walking along the eastern bank of Hudson Bay in northern Quebec can stand on the oldest bedrock known on Earth. This section of the planet's crust may be as much as 4.28 billion years old, researchers Jonathan O'Neil of McGill University and Richard Carlson of the Carnegie Institution reported Friday in the journal Science.
December 8, 1992 |
Discovery's astronauts focused their computerized military camera on Madagascar and a Hudson Bay island and received laser signals from an Air Force ground station. The crewmen logged their second successful laser test as the space shuttle flew over the Hawaiian island of Maui, on the mission's 82nd orbit. They said their laser receiver got signals for about two minutes.
December 18, 1994 |
A small Canadian company present at the birth of the nation has been brought back to life and is flourishing by looking to its roots, including fur-trading. Although North West Co. Inc. was founded in 1779, it spent most of the past 200 years as a division of its onetime rival, Hudson's Bay Co. But in 1987, a group of employees and investors bought the division, repatriated the North West Co. name, and started to take the reborn company forward by looking backward.
September 25, 1994
Canada's Hudson Bay--1,000 desolate miles north of Winnipeg, Manitoba--has been called the polar bear capital of the world, and the time is approaching for the huge creatures to make their seasonal appearance there. Every year from early October to mid-November, roughly 500 to 600 polar bears--some weighing up to 1,200 pounds--begin gathering on the outskirts of the tiny town of Churchill as they wait for the Hudson Bay ice pack to solidify.
April 8, 1996
One of prep baseball's most prestigious tournaments, the Dole National Classic, begins today at six fields in Orange County. There are 16 teams in the tournament. Four are local--Mater Dei, the county's top-ranked team, El Dorado, Tustin and Esperanza. There are several nationally ranked teams entered--Key West (Fla.), Miami Westminster Christian, Granada Hills Kennedy, Mountain View St. Francis and Lakeside (Calif.) El Capitan. El Dorado will face Key West at 7 p.m. today at Amerige Park.