Here are some links to pages about the Fur Trade and forts:

ta_thefurtradeThis site is designed for kids to learn about the fur trade. It has some interesting activities.

The-Canadian-Encyclopedia

The Canadian Encyclopedia-Don’t forget to click on the coloured links to get more information.

 

furtradestories

Excellent primary and secondary resources here.

 

parkscanada

 

This is Parks Canada.  Scroll down to find links to all the parks in Canada that are built around Forts.  Many of these websites have excellent information.

 

Maps:

ta_thefurtrade

Here you can find maps of early trade routes.

Historica

Some excellent maps and information here.  Make sure you scroll down.