The cornerstone of the Parliament buildings is laid.
Howe becomes Premier of Nova Scotia.
strikes gold on Williams Creek in B.C.
mout allison university
Mount Allison University accepts the first woman student in Sackville, N.B.
calgary become a city
Charlottetown Conference opens to discuss the confederation of British North America colonies
battle of ridgeway
battle of ridgeway climaxes biggest fanian raid into canada
The London Conference passes resolutions which are redrafted as the British North America Act.
private timothy o'hara
Private Timothy O'Hara extinguishes a fire in a boxcar of ammunition at Danville. Que., and wins the only Victoria Cross ever rewarded for an act in Canada
Vancouver Island and British Columbia
Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia are combined into one colony named British Columbia.
Emily Stowe, the first woman doctor in Canada, begins to practice medicine in Toronto
first female doc in canada
john a. macdonald prime minister
ontario joins confederation
The British North America Act
The British North America Act is passed by Britain's Parliament, providing for Canada's Confederation.
canada purchased rupers land
louis and the metis
louis riel and the metis occupy lowewr fort garry. the red river rebellion has begun
louis riel and the metis rebel on the red river
riel establishes alegal proisional government
metis red river
The Métis of Red River rebel, under Louis Riel, after their region is purchased by Canada from Hudson's Bay Company.
the future site of Qubec city used
the word Canada to refer to both the settlement
of standacona and the land surrounding it.
the t. eaton store opened in taronto.
canada buys ruperts land and hudson bay companys
june 22 1869
Canadian Parliament agrees to buy Rupert's Land - All the Hudson's Bay Company territory.
the first documented football game
was in toronto
Thomas Scott executed on orders of Riel.
winnipeg became the capital of manitoba
the last tribal war
it was fought on the prairies between the cree and blackfoot
b.c. joins confederation
the Mary Celest was empty on the Atlantic ocean
alexander mackenzie prime minister
alexander mackenzie is the prime minister
american whisky kills 56 people
American whisky traders kill fifty-six Assiniboine in the Cypress Hills of the southern Prairies. The North-West Mounted Police (later the RCMP) is formed to keep order in the new Canadian territories.
nellie mc clung
was one of the famous five ;notabal suffragist,
north-west mounted police
north-west mounted police formed to keep new teritoies under control
The Pacific Scandal erupts: Prime Minister Macdonald accused of corruption in negotiations over a transcontinental railway
PEI joins confederation
winnipeg was incorported as a city
alexander graham bell
Alexander Graham Bell discloses the invention of the telephone to his father at the family home on the outskirts of Brantford, Ontario.
alexander graham bell
alexander graham bell display his new invention the telephone to his family
Anabaptists (Russian Mennonites) start to arrive in Manitoba from various Russian colonies.
riel is elected to the house of commons but cannot take the seat
william d. lawrence
William D. Lawrence, the biggest wooden ship ever built in the Maritimes, launched at Maitland, N.S
Mounties leave Fort Dufferin
june 8 1874
The Mounties leave Fort Dufferin on their march west to wipe out the whisky trade.
Grace Lockhart receives from Mount Allison University the first Bachelor of Arts degree awarded to a woman.
first organized indoor hockey game
riel is granted ammnesty with the condition that he be banished for five years
supreme court of canada
the supreme court of canada is established
became the femal to practic medicine in canada.
canadian picific railway
The Intercolonial Railway, growing out of the Halifax-Truro line, links central Canada and the Maritimes
first intelligible telephone call
The first intelligible telephone call between two buildings is made groom Brantford, Ont,. To Mount Pleasant, two miles away.
The world's first long-distance phone call connects the Bell residence with a shoe and boot store in nearby Paris, Ontario
The Toronto Women's Literary Club is founded as a front for the suffrage movement
first demonstrated telephone was in boston
hockey's rules were published in the montreal gazett
Treaty No.7 cedes the last big section of Prairie land to the government of Canada.
anti-chinese in B.C.
anti-chinese seniment in B.C. reaches a high piont as the government ban chinese workers from public
sir john a. macdonald
sir john a. macdonald re-elected prime minister
Macdonald introduces protective tariffs, a transcontinental railway, and immigration to the west in his National Policy
Britain transfer the Arctic, which it claims to own, to Canada, completing Canada's modern boundaries - except for Newfoundland and Labrador