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Why did HBC have an advantage over the NWC geographical wise?

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September 13, 2011 10:53PM

They were given a large portion of land surrounding the Hudson bay. The land was called "Ruperts Land". Since the HBC owned the land they had an monopoly of its buisness.

Monopoly-complete control(only people aloud to buy and sell furs there)