The court also found as a matter of historical fact that French was recognized and commonly used in Rupert's Land
and the North-West Territories before those lands and territories were admitted into Canada.
He claims the entrenchment of French linguistics rights extended throughout the whole of Rupert's Land
and the North-West Territories.
Based on a statement by George Cartier that French was an "official language" of Rupert's Land
and the North-Western Territory, (8) Aunger assumes that French was a constitutionally guaranteed linguistic right, which could only be removed through a proper process of constitutional amendment.
They knew about the transfer of Rupert's Land
to the Dominion of Canada, and that the Canadian government had sent troops to the Red River Settlement to intimidate the Metis to ensure the orderly transfer of jurisdiction.
By the end of the eighteenth century, a new generation of Metis and Countryborn women grew up in Rupert's Land
and many European fur traders favoured these women as wives over fully First Nations women.
After a disappointingly brief introduction, this book examines the history of nature and weather study in Rupert's Land
by looking at particular individuals who contributed to this study.
Part two recounts Hearne's life with the HBC and his years in Rupert's Land
, including his three expeditions to locate an area that is said to contain vast amounts of copper (but does not).
The huge expanse of Rupert's Land
has been transferred to Canadian possession.
She did grow up in the Orkney Islands and in 1806 she came to Rupert's Land
disguised as a man to work for the Hudson's Bay Company.
Her subject is the people who worked under contract as long-term employees of the Hudson's Bay Company when it actively exploited the interior of Rupert's Land
One wonders if it might have been like this 126 years ago when the Dominion Government purchased Rupert's Land
from the Hudson's Bay Company and set about to lay plans that would seal the fate of the fur trade and banish the Plains Indians forever from their ancestral hunting grounds.
4% of votes, Archbishop Gregory Kerr-Wilson, diocesan bishop of Calgary and metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Rupert's Land
, confirmed October 20.