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1867 in Canada

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1867 in Canada

Events from the year 1867 in Canada.

Contents

Crown

  • Head of state (monarch) – Queen Victoria (consort – Vacant)
  • Governors

  • Governor General of Canada - Charles Monck, 4th Viscount Monck
  • Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick - vacant
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia - Sir William Fenwick Williams
  • Premiers

  • Premier of Canada - Narcisse-Fortunat Belleau
  • Premier of New Brunswick - Peter Mitchell
  • Premier of Nova Scotia - Charles Tupper
  • Federal government

  • Governor general – Charles Monck, 4th Viscount Monck (viceregal consort – Elizabeth Monck, Viscountess Monck)
  • Prime minister – John A. Macdonald (from July 1)
  • Provincial governments

    Lieutenant governors
  • Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – Charles Hastings Doyle (until October 18) then Francis Pym Harding
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia – Sir William Fenwick Williams (until October 18) then Charles Hastings Doyle
  • Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – Henry William Stisted
  • Lieutenant Governor of Quebec – Narcisse-Fortunat Belleau
  • Premiers
  • Premier of New Brunswick – Andrew Rainsford Wetmore (from August 16)
  • Premier of Nova Scotia – Hiram Blanchard (July 4–September 30) then William Annand (from November 4)
  • Premier of Ontario – John Sandfield Macdonald (from July 16)
  • Premier of Quebec – Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau (from July 15)
  • Events

  • February 16 – John A. Macdonald marries his second wife Susan Agnes Bernard.
  • March 29 – Queen Victoria gives royal assent to the British North America Act, 1867.
  • July 1 – The Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick are united into the Dominion of Canada by the British North America Act.
  • July 1 – Sir John A. Macdonald becomes the first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada.
  • July 1 - The Windsor Police Service is established.
  • July 4 – Hiram Blanchard becomes premier of Nova Scotia, replacing Charles Tupper.
  • July 15 – Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau becomes the first premier of Quebec.
  • July 16 – J. S. Macdonald becomes the first premier of Ontario.
  • August 7-September 20 – The 1867 Canadian election sees John A. Macdonald's Conservatives elected as government.
  • September 3 – The 1867 Ontario election: J. S. Macdonald Liberal-Conservatives win a minority.
  • September 18 – The 1867 Nova Scotia election
  • November 6 – The 1st Canadian Parliament meets.
  • November 7 – William Annand becomes premier of Nova Scotia, replacing Hiram Blanchard.
  • December 7 – The first federal budget is presented by Finance Minister John Rose.
  • Full date unknown

  • Andrew R. Wetmore becomes premier of New Brunswick, replacing Peter Mitchell.
  • The 1867 Quebec election
  • The Parliamentary Press Gallery is established.
  • Births

  • January 25 – Simon Fraser Tolmie, politician and 21st Premier of British Columbia (died 1937)
  • February 2 – Charles E. Saunders, agronomist (died 1937)
  • February 7 – John Livingstone Brown, politician (died 1953)
  • February 20 – Flora Denison, feminist
  • March 5 – Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, politician and 14th Premier of Quebec (died 1952)
  • March 31 – Noah Timmins, mining developer and executive (died 1936)
  • October 19 – Marie Lacoste Gérin-Lajoie, feminist and social activist (died 1945)
  • October 27 – Thomas Walter Scott, Politician and first Premier of Saskatchewan (died 1938)
  • November 1 – Newton Rowell, lawyer and politician (died 1941)
  • December 3 – William John Bowser, politician and Premier of British Columbia (died 1933)
  • Deaths

  • July 23 – Samuel Harrison, farmer, lawyer, mill owner, politician, judge and 1st Joint Premiers of the Province of Canada (born 1802)
  • August 25 – Pierre-Flavien Turgeon, Archbishop of Quebec (born 1787)
  • September 7 – Jesse Ketchum, tanner, politician, and philanthropist (born 1782)
  • November 1 – John Strachan, first Anglican Bishop of Toronto (born 1778)
  • December 10 – Edward Whelan, journalist and politician (born 1824)
  • References

    1867 in Canada Wikipedia


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