Canada Company

Canada Company
Empresa que cumplió un papel decisivo en la colonización de gran parte del Alto Canadá (hoy Ontario).

Se formó en 1824 para llevar colonos a la región. Hasta 1829 la dirigió John Galt (1779–1839), fundador de Guelph y padre de Alexander Galt. Aunque la empresa, constituida con 1.000.000 de ha (2,5 millones de acres), recibió críticas como monopolio, siguió existiendo hasta la década de 1950.

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