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1995 in Canada

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Events from the year 1995 in Canada.

Incumbents

Crown

Federal government

Provincial governments

Lieutenant governors

Premiers

Territorial governments

Commissioners

Premiers

Events

January to March

April to June

July to September

  • July 17 – Christine Silverberg becomes Canada's first female police chief when she is promoted to that position in Calgary.
  • July 20 – In Hill v. Church of Scientology of mexico the Supreme Court upholds Canada's largest ever libel award.
  • July 27 – Thomson Corp. agrees to sell 27 Canadian newspapers to Hollinger Inc..
  • August 1 – Popular Ottawa sportscaster Brian Smith is shot in the parking lot of CJOH by escaped mental patient Jeffrey Arenburg; Smith dies in hospital the following day.
  • August 11 – The first fatal accident aboard a Toronto Transit Commission subway kills three.
  • September 1 – Paul Bernardo is found guilty of the kidnapping, rape, and murder of Leslie Mahaffy and Kristen French.
  • September 6 – The government announces plans to sell off most of its remaining holdings in Petro-Canada.

October to December

Arts and literature

New books

Awards

Music

Television

Film

Sport

Births

January to March

April to June

July to September

October to December

Full date unknown

Deaths

January to June

July to September

October to December

Full date unknown

See also

References

  1. ^ "Bomb blast rocks PEI Legislature Man hurt as glass, wood go flying". The Globe and Mail, April 21, 1995.
  2. ^ "Eleanor Harvey". Team Canada – Official Olympic Team Website. 11 June 2015. Retrieved 11 April 2019.