|Immigration and the railroad
built a nation and in the 20th century Canada
emerged into the international arena.
We struggled to define ourselves through language,
culture and the maturing institutions of government
and trade. We adapted to industrial and technological
Our interactions with First Peoples are still
evolving, as is the fur trade way of life which
quietly slips into the background.
The demand for furs has declined, but it has not
died, and today’s participants in the fur
trade still carry on.