Canadian Historical Events

Events

Seven Year War

1756 - 1763

Pontiac Rebellion

1763 - 1764

France is formally ceded to Britian

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

First Federal Election of Canada

1867

Sir John A. MacDonald is elected as the first Prime Minister of Canada

Confederation

1867

First four provinces (Quebec, Ontario, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick)

First Treaties Signed

1876

World War I

1914 - 1918

The Battle of Vimy Ridge

1917

The Great Depression

1929 - 1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Canada's first gold medal in hockey

1952

October Crisis

1970

Political kidnappings resulted in the suspension of civil rights in Ottawa

Last Residential School Closed Down

1996

Ottawa pays $31.3 Million to Canadian Men Tortured in Syria

2008

Canadian Universities Striving for More Diversity in Accessibility

2017