The merger of the Hbc and the nwc
•This was the result of the conflict at the Selkirk Settlement in 1820.
•The fur trade was ending.
•The merger takes place in the name of Hudson's Bay company in 1821 but NWC still owns 55 shares.
•They controlled all of Rupert's land.
•They controlled land west of the Rocky Mountains.
The HBC and the NWC merged together and therefore creating one, and owning the whole of Ruperts land. Although this merge kept the name HBC the NWC still owned 55 shares. Right around this time period the fur trading was just ending.