Thursday, March 02, 2006

Canadian Acronyms

By John Ross Harvey

HBC Hudson’s Bay Company
Once the largest land-owner in Canada, and
Eventually forced to compete with
NWC North West Company in the fur trade
However they later merged with the HBC.
CBC Canadian Broadcasting Company
At several instances had my Uncle as a VP
His protégé later joined CTV
Canadian Television Network
But really it was BBI Baton Broadcasting Inc.
CTV is now owned by BCE
Bell Canada Enterprises
PEI Prince Edward Island is just too long to say

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