64) A remarkably telling editorial was published on 25 May 1860 in The Nor'Wester
In becoming a Nor'Wester
at the age of 25, Simon Fraser was in good company.
Many of these Loyalists or their sons joined the Nor'wester
Fur Company as fur traders.
The conglomeration, called the North West Company, was also known as the Nor'Westers
It is a working recreation of the original fort, which was operated between 1803 and 1821 by the Nor'Westers
company and was named after the company's chief director William McGillivray.
Number of Employees: 3,900 At a colorful ceremony in mid-March, complete with historic Nor'Westers
, Northern Stores Inc.
yThe Severe Thunderstorm Observations and Regional Modeling (STORM) program was originally conceived for understanding the severe thunderstorms locally known as "kal baisakhi" or nor'westers
that affect West Bengal and the northeastern parts of India during the premonsoon season (March-May).
Is it any wonder that the Nor'Westers
were reticent to live peaceably with their new neighbours?
as surgeon in 1790 and led the company's attempts to invade the Athabasca country that was being dominated by the Nor'Westers
Problem was, the Nor'Westers
, the French inhabitants, and the Metis also laid claim to the land, disputing the Hudson's Bay Company's right to give it away.
Even the museum in Williamstown, Glengarry calls itself the Nor'Westers
and Loyalist Museum but--like Start Rodger's "MacDonnell on the Heights"--when it comes to the general public "not one in ten thousand" knows this story.
Yet the NWC failed to establish a foothold on the Bay: despite building trading posts at Charlton Island, Hannah Bay, and Hayes Island (Moose River), the local Cree bands showed little interest in trading with them, and the Nor'Westers
withdrew in 1807.