Order of Her Majesty in Council admitting Rupert's Land and the North-Western Territory into the Union, June 23, 1870

Document Summary:
This document brings the territories into Confederation. Section 1 calls for £300,000 to be paid to Hudson's Bay Company. Other sections deal with land grants and the takeover of infrastructure.

  • Schedule (A) discusses the resolution of Canadians to settle the west and the need for control of the territories to do so.

  • Schedule (B) contains various resolutions and memoranda dealing with negotiations to take control of the territories.

  • Schedule (C) contains the Deed of Surrender.