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1817 in Canada

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Events from the year 1817 in Canada.


Federal government



  • February 4 – Francois Page petitions for monopoly of navigation of Lower Canadian Rivers, by an invention of which he produces a model.
  • February 18 – Mr. McCord reads a petition for the deepening of the St. Lawrence.
  • February 28 – One Goudie and others petition for a monopoly of navigation of Lake Champlain, in Canada, as like U.S. monopolists injure Canadian Commerce, by trading into Canada.

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  • November 23 – James Glenie, army officer, military engineer, businessman, office holder, and politician (b.1750)