Historic Events in Canada

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John A, McDonald

1815 - 1891

The first prime minister of Canad, elected in 1967

Chinese Head Tax

1885 - 1923

Chinese people had to pay to come and stay in Canada

WW1

1914 - 1918

The first global war that was centered in Europe

Canadian Charter Rights

04/17/1985

New rights were found for freedom. i.e freedom of religion, school, residence. etc.

Canadian Troops to Afghan

2002

We helped Afghanistan defend themselves against attacking countries.

Mad Cow Disease

2003

Made a huge drop in our production of beef because of the disease. Turns people into vegetables by eating their brains.

H1N1

2009

Pigs from Mexico spread a dangerous disease.

Winter Olympics

2010

Canadians set a new record for gold medals achieved in Canada.

No More Pennies

2013

Discontinuation of pennies in Canada because they cost more to make then they are actually worth.