Understanding Canadian Schools

A timeline of events that led to the structure of schools in Canada as we know them today.

The Development of Canada

1534
1763
1867
1870
1870
1871
1873
1898
1905
1905
1949
1982
1999
2013

The development of provincial control over schooling

1816
1837
1841
1841
1843
1846
1867

Separate and dissentient school systems

1841
1850
1867

Federal control over schooling

1876