The Municipality of Chesterfield Inlet is located in Nunavut, just south of the Arctic Circle in Northern Canada on the west coast of Hudson Bay. Chester’s history dates back to about mid-1800’s, and was once the Hudson’s Bay Company’s Ltd. main supply centre for other posts in the area during the early fur-pelt trade industry est. 1911. To the early whaling era of the American and Scottish Whaler’s, and the first post of the Royal North West Mounted Police in Cape Fullerton est. 1903, to the first establishment of the Roman Catholic Mission est. 1912, and the Lamson and Hubbard Fur Trading Company posts est. 1920, to the Grey Nun’s of Nicolet – Quebec at ‘Ste. Therese’s Hospital est. 1930’s.
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