Moose Factory

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Moose Factory,

trading post, NE Ont., Canada, near the mouth of the Moose River on James Bay. A fort was built there by Charles Bayly, governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, in the early 1670s. In the struggle between the English and French in Canada, the fort changed hands several times and shortly after 1696 was destroyed. In 1730 the company built a post close to the ruins of the original fort. This post has been in continuous operation to the present day.
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Because I know what Ottawa is all about," said Etherington, a Cree from Moose Factory First Nation.
She's still laughing at jokes, she's still taking her walk around the camp every day," Thomas Louttit, an elder from Moose Factory, Ontario, ( told a reporter for Postmedia News on Thursday .
Together we explored eastern Canada, from the great provincial parks to the mining towns along the permafrost above the tree line and still farther north to Moose Factory at the bottom of James Bay, a once flourishing entrepA[acute accent]t of the Hudson's Bay Company, where we were surprised to find amid the ramshackle Cree dwellings two Chinese restaurants offering Mets Canadien et Chinois, a relic of the Chinese laborers who built in the 1920s the railroad that terminates therean example, as Jane pointed out, of how one kind of work leads to another.