Archeological evidence indicates that the first inhabitants of Nova Scotia were Indians who moved northward as the icefields of the last Ice Age melted more than 10,000 years ago.
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Hudson's Bay Company, a Canadian retailing corporation. It is one of the oldest continuously operating commercial enterprises in the world, and its 325-year history is inseparable from that of the exploration of British North America and the growth of Canada.
It is generally believed that the ancestors of the Indians and the Inuit (Eskimos) migrated to North America across a land bridge between Siberia and Alaska.