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1882 in Canada

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Events from the year 1882 in Canada.

Incumbents

Crown

Federal government

Provincial governments

Lieutenant governors

Premiers

Territorial governments

Lieutenant governors

Events

Full date unknown

Sport

  • October 21 – The Canadian Rugby Football Union is founded. {Reference is needed. The link cited as well as the Rugby Canada Wiki note different years (1880 and 1884 respectively)}

Births

Louis St. Laurent

January to June

July to December

Deaths

Historical Documents

Prime Minister Macdonald explains near-starvation policy to control Indigenous peoples [1]

Prime Minister Macdonald welcomes Chinese as CPR labourers, but not as settlers [2]

MP tells House of Commons that land policy in N.W.T. should favour settler over speculator [3]

Alberta ranchers endure hunger while struggling through multi-day snowstorm [4]

References

  1. ^ House of Commons Debates, 4th Parliament, 4th Session; Vol. 1, pg. 15. Accessed 8 October 2019 [parl.canadiana.ca]
  2. ^ Canada; Parliament; House of Commons, Official Reports of the Debates of the House of Commons of the Dominion of Canada (1882), pg. 1477. Accessed 5 October 2019 [www.collectionscanada.ca]
  3. ^ Speech Delivered by John Charlton, M.P., on the Government Land Policy in the North-West; From Official Debates; House of Commons, Session 1882 (1882). Accessed 5 October 2019 [peel.library.ualberta.ca]
  4. ^ Alexander Staveley Hill, From Home to Home; Autumn Wanderings in the Northwest[...] (1885), pgs. 195-212. Accessed 5 October 2019 [peel.library.ualberta.ca]