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1891 in Canada
Events from the year 1891 in Canada.
Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald lying in state in the Senate Chamber
January to June
July to December
- July 12 – Adhémar Raynault, politician and Mayor of Montreal (d.1984)
- August 30 – Elmer Jamieson, educator
- September 16 – Julie Winnefred Bertrand, supercentenarian, oldest living Canadian and oldest verified living recognized woman at the time of her death (d.2007)
- October 30 – Ada Mackenzie, golfer
- November 14 – Frederick Banting, medical scientist, doctor and Nobel laureate (d.1941)
- December 10 – Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, military commander and Governor General of Canada (d.1969)
- December 25 – William Ross Macdonald, politician, Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada and 21st Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (d.1976)
John A. Macdonald