Kaufman Silverberg Library

Asper Jewish Community Campus
123 Doncaster St
Winnipeg, Mb R3N 2B4

Ph.204 477 7476


 

 



Resources, Research and Reference

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Voyageurs and Fur Trade Resources for Children

Hudson's Bay Company History Foundation

A perfect introduction to a voyageur's life.

 

Hudson's Bay Company: Timeline

Explore over three centuries of HBC history with this interactive timeline.

 

National Film Board: The Voyageurs

A short 19 minutes film tells the tale of men who drove big freighter canoes into wilderness back in the days when fur trade was Canada's biggest business.

The Canadian Encyclopedia: Voyageur

An article from The Canadian Encyclopedia (updated July 2015).

 

Canada's First Peoples: The Beginnings of Fur Trade

A concise introduction to the beginnings of Fur Trade and the life of Voyageurs and Coureurs des bois.

 

Library and Archives Canada: The Kid's Site of Canadian Settlement

A short introduction to the history of Fur Trade in Canada.


 

Library Catalog

Computers in the library:

16 computer stations are available in the library with internet access and word processing.

Computers may be fully booked by class groups during school hours.