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Rupert's Land was a large portion of North America named after Prince Rupert that was granted to the Hudsons' Bay Company by Charles II of England on 2 May 1670. The area covered present day Northern Quebec, Ontario north of the Laurentian watershed, All of Manitoba, most of Saskatchewan, Southern Alberta, and part of the North-West Territories. In 1870 Rupert's Land and the North-West-Territories were purchased by the federal government from the Hudson's Bay Co, and were officially transferred to Canada, part of which became Ontario.
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