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. To the early whaling era of the ‘Scottish and American Whaler’s’, and the first post of the ‘R.N.W.M.P.’ (Royal North West Mounted Police) est. 1903 at Cape Fullerton, to the first establishment of the ‘Roman Catholic Mission’ in 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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