The BNA colonies of Ontario,Quebec,Nova Scotia and New Brunswick formed together and created the Dominion of Canada.
The first ever Canadian election occurs with John A.Macdonald defeating his two opponents George Brown (unofficial leader of the liberals) and Joseph Howe.
Liberals: 62 seats
Joseph Howe's party: 18 seats
Canada purchases Ruperts Land from the Hudsons Bay Company.
A very controversial act in Canadian History. This act kept people with deadly diseases out of the Dominion. However people with diseases were sent into quarantine until they recovered or died.
The Manitoba act is passed by the Canadian parliament incorporating Metis Land and bringing Manitoba into Canada.
B.C joins the Dominion of Canada. This is a huge expansion for the Dominion of Canada.
The Canadian government signs treaties 1 and 2, which gives them permission from the native tribes of southern Manitoba to settle some of their land.
The Dominion lands act is instated to encourage settlement of the prairies.
Conservatives led by John A.Macdonald barely defeat the Liberals led by Edward Blake.
P.E.I enters confederation with the Dominion of Canada,making it the smallest province in the Dominion.
The 3rd Canadian Election unfolds with the liberals led by Alexander Mackenzie defeating the conservatives led by John A Macdonald.
Liberals: 129 seats
Conservatives: 65 seats
The worlds first indoor Hockey game takes place in Victoria Skating rink in Montreal, Quebec.
John A Macdonald and the conservatives take back control of parliament and defeat the Liberals led by Alexander Mackenzie
Conservatives: 134 seats
Liberals: 63 seats
The 5th Canadian election occurs with John A.Macdonald and the conservatives retaining power against the Liberals led by Edward Blake
Conservatives : 133
Louis Riel returns to lead the northwest rebellion.
The immigration act is passed making it much harder for Chinese immigrants to enter Canada.
Macdonald and the Conservatives once again retain the majority in parliament against the liberals led by Edward Blake
Conservatives: 123 seats
Liberals: 79 seats