Kaufman Silverberg Library

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

Ph.204 477 7476



Resources, Research and Reference


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.