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1843 in Canada

Years in Canada: 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846
Centuries: 18th century · 19th century · 20th century
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Years: 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846

Events from the year 1843 in Canada.

Incumbents

Federal government

Governors

Premiers

Events

Full date unknown

  • Fort Victoria built by British to strengthen their claim to Vancouver Island.
  • David Thompson sends a set of refined maps to London.
  • Lord Metcalfe comes to Montreal.
  • The Cornwall and Chambly Canals are opened.
  • Survey of Boundary, between the U.S. and Canada, is begun.
  • Grace Marks is controversially convicted of murder. The crime and trial will form the basis for Margaret Atwood's novel Alias Grace in 1996.

Births

January to June

July to December

James Whitney

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "The Prime Ministers of Canada – John A. Macdonald Quickfacts". Archived from the original on 2007-04-15. Retrieved 2006-11-25.