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1882 in Canada

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1882 in Canada

Events from the year 1882 in Canada.

Contents

Crown

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

  • Governor general – John Campbell (viceregal consort – Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll)
  • Prime minister – John A. Macdonald
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia – Clement Francis Cornwall
  • Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba – Joseph Édouard Cauchon (until September 29) then James Cox Aikins
  • Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – Robert Duncan Wilmot
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia – Adams George Archibald
  • Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – John Beverley Robinson
  • Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island – Thomas Heath Haviland
  • Lieutenant Governor of Quebec – Théodore Robitaille
  • Premiers

  • Premier of British Columbia – George Anthony Walkem (until June 13) then Robert Beaven
  • Premier of Manitoba – John Norquay
  • Premier of New Brunswick – John James Fraser (until May 25) then Daniel Lionel Hanington
  • Premier of Nova Scotia – Simon Hugh Holmes (until May 23) then John Sparrow David Thompson (May 25 to July 18) then William Thomas Pipes (from August 3)
  • Premier of Ontario – Oliver Mowat
  • Premier of Prince Edward Island – William Wilfred Sullivan
  • Premier of Quebec – Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau (until July 31) then Joseph-Alfred Mousseau
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of Keewatin – Joseph Édouard Cauchon (until September 29) then James Cox Aikins
  • Lieutenant Governor of the North-West Territories - Edgar Dewdney
  • Events

  • May 8 - Prince Edward Island election: William Wilfred Sullivan's Conservatives win a fourth consecutive majority
  • May 17 - Provisional districts of the North-West Territories are established between Manitoba and British Columbia: the districts of Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Athabaska
  • May 25 - John Sparrow David Thompson becomes premier of Nova Scotia, replacing Simon H. Holmes.
  • June - New Brunswick election
  • June 20
  • Federal election: Sir John A. Macdonald's Conservatives win a second consecutive majority.
  • Nova Scotia election
  • June 13 - Robert Beaven becomes premier of British Columbia, replacing George Walkem.
  • July 20 - British Columbia election
  • July 31 - Joseph-Alfred Mousseau becomes premier of Quebec, replacing Sir Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau.
  • August 3 - William T. Pipes becomes premier of Nova Scotia, replacing John Sparrow David Thompson.
  • December 30 - The Royal Society of Canada is founded.
  • Full date unknown

  • Daniel Hanington becomes premier of New Brunswick, replacing James Fraser.
  • John Ware, a Texas cowboy, moves to Alberta. He introduces longhorn cattle into Canada and pioneers the development of rodeo.
  • Newfoundland election
  • The North-West Mounted Police (which later became the Royal Canadian Mounted Police) established a post in 1882 in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (R.C.M.P.) have since established their main training academy there, which is called "Depot", or Depot Division.
  • The North Bay Police Service is founded.
  • Sport

  • October 21 - The Canadian Rugby Football Union is founded.
  • January to June

  • January 8 - David Milne, painter, printmaker and writer (d.1953)
  • February 1 - Louis St. Laurent, politician and 12th Prime Minister of Canada (d.1973)
  • February 2 - Geoffrey O'Hara, composer, singer and music professor (d.1967)
  • February 4 - E. J. Pratt, poet (d.1964)
  • February 11 - John Queen, politician (d.1946)
  • March 6 - Barbara Hanley, first woman to be elected a mayor in Canada (d.1959)
  • May 26 - Charles Edward Bothwell, politician and barrister (d.1967)
  • June 9 - Robert Kerr, sprinter and Olympic gold medalist (d.1963)
  • July to December

  • July 19 - Sarah Ramsland, politician and first woman elected to the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan (d.1964)
  • October 3 - A. Y. Jackson, painter, one of the Group of Seven (d.1974)
  • December 18 - Albert James Bradshaw, politician (d.1956)
  • December 25 - John Stewart McDiarmid, politician and Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba (d.1965)
  • Deaths

  • February 1 - Maurice Laframboise, lawyer, judge and politician (b.1821)
  • March 25 - Charles-René-Léonidas d'Irumberry de Salaberry, militia officer (b.1820)
  • August 7 - Antoine Gérin-Lajoie, poet and novelist (b.1824)
  • September 15 - Jacques Philippe Lantier, businessman, author and politician (b.1814)
  • December 9 - Hugh Allan, businessman (b.1810)
  • References

    1882 in Canada Wikipedia


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