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1848 in Canada

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Events from the year 1848 in Canada.

Incumbents

Federal government

Governors

Premiers

Events

  • January 2 – Maple sugar is made in St. Anselme.
  • January 15 – Wellington and Commissioners streets in Montreal are flooded.
  • January 27 – Ploughing about Bathurst and Beckwith.
  • March 4 – The so-called Great Ministry of Robert Baldwin and Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine begins.
  • May 15 – MP's vote themselves 50 pounds each for 25 days.
  • July 5 – Run on the Savings Bank, Montreal, followed by re-deposit.
  • September 20 – Opening of the Jesuits' College, Montreal.

full date unknown

Births

Deaths

  • February 1 – John Neilson, publisher, printer, bookseller, politician, farmer, and militia officer (born 1776)