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1862 in Canada

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Events from the year 1862 in Canada.

Incumbents

Federal government

Governors

Premiers

Events

  • April 7 – United Kingdom-United States treaty for suppression of African slave trade is signed.[citation needed]
  • May 20 – Macdonald-Cartier government falls. Free interprovincial trade granted by the Crown.

Full date unknown

Historical Documents

1862 published letter describes Fraser River riches in the Cariboo gold rush[1]

Settling aboriginal people near Winnipeg is opposed by residents in 1862 published letter[2]

Arts and literature

Births

Full date unknown

Deaths

References

  1. ^ "The Gold Diggings of British Columbia," Illustrated London News (March 29, 1862). Accessed 8 October 2017 [personal.uwaterloo.ca]
  2. ^ "Settling Indians in St. Paul's Parish," The Nor'-Wester, Vol. III, No. 11 (June 11, 1862), pg. 1, Manitobia – Digital Resources on Manitoba History. Accessed 8 October 2017. Two images: [manitobia.ca] [manitobia.ca]