The Municipality of Chesterfield Inlet is on the west coast Hudson Bay in Nunavut Territory, near Manitoba border. Chester’s history dates back to mid-1800’s, and was once the Hudson’s Bay Company’s Ltd. main supply centre for other posts in the area during early fur-pelt Trade industry est. 1911.
The early whaling era of the American and Scottish whaler’s sailed the coast of Hudson Bay turn of the twentieth century, and the first post of the Royal North West Mounted Police est. 1903 in Cape Fullerton, to the beginning of the first Roman Catholic Mission est. 1912, and the Lamson and Hubbard Fur Trading Company post est. 1920, to the Grey Nun’s of Nicolet – Quebec of the Ste. Therese’s Hospital est. 1930’s.
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