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1853 in Canada
Events from the year
1853 in .
February 23 – A description of the proposed bridge across the St. Lawrence is published.
June 6 –
Gavazzi Riot in Quebec are quelled by military. June 18 – The
Grand Trunk Railway is opened to Portland. June 26 – Investigation of the riot proceeds, at Montreal.
July – Irregular calling of jurors delays trial for riot.
Full date unknown
February 15 –
Rodmond Roblin, businessman, politician and 9th Premier of Manitoba (died 1937) March 23 –
Donald Mann, railway contractor and entrepreneur (died 1934) July 18 –
William McGuigan, politician and 10th Mayor of Vancouver (died 1908) August 10 –
Pierre-Évariste Leblanc, politician and Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (died 1918) September 25 –
Henry Emmerson, lawyer, businessman, politician, philanthropist and 8th Premier of New Brunswick (died 1914) November 13 –
Joseph Boutin Bourassa, politician (died 1943) December 19 – Charles Fitzpatrick, lawyer, politician and 5th Chief Justice of Canada (died 1942)
February 5 –
Thomas Talbot, army and militia officer, settlement promoter, office holder, and politician (born 1771) March 31 –
William Crane, merchant, justice of the peace, judge, and politician (born 1785) June 7 –
Norbert Provencher, clergyman, missionary and Bishop (born 1787) July 11 – William Allan, banker and politician (born 1770)