Tag Archive: Canadian History

Jul 10

The Voyageurs: By Ian Porteous

One of our famous first explorers was Jacques Cartier. In 1534 he was commissioned by the King of France to set sail and find the North West Passage, a shortcut to Asia and the Orient. There were two obvious routes to travel inland. One was discovered by Henry Hudson in 1610, hence this straight and …

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Apr 22

Avant Que J’oublie

Voyageurs going down the river

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