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1890 in Canada

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1890 in Canada

Events from the year 1890 in Canada.

Contents

Crown

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

  • Governor general – Frederick Stanley (viceregal consort – Lady Constance Villiers)
  • Prime minister – John A. Macdonald
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia – Hugh Nelson
  • Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba – John Christian Schultz
  • Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – Samuel Leonard Tilley
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia – Archibald McLelan (until June 26) then Malachy Bowes Daly (from July 11)
  • Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – Alexander Campbell
  • Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island – Jedediah Slason Carvell
  • Lieutenant Governor of Quebec – Auguste-Réal Angers
  • Premiers

  • Premier of British Columbia – John Robson
  • Premier of Manitoba – Thomas Greenway
  • Premier of New Brunswick – Andrew George Blair
  • Premier of Nova Scotia – William Stevens Fielding
  • Premier of Ontario – Oliver Mowat
  • Premier of Prince Edward Island – Neil McLeod
  • Premier of Quebec – Honoré Mercier
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of Keewatin – John Christian Schultz
  • Lieutenant Governor of the North-West Territories – Joseph Royal
  • Premiers

  • Chairman of the Lieutenant-Governor's Advisory Council of the North-West Territories – Robert Brett
  • Events

  • March 31 — Manitoba Liberals under Thomas Greenway halt public funding of Catholic schools; causes uproar in Quebec.
  • June 5 — Ontario election: Sir Oliver Mowat's Liberals win a sixth consecutive majority.
  • July 20 — British Columbia election
  • August 10 — Prince Edward Island election
  • January to June

  • April 20 — Maurice Duplessis, politician and 16th Premier of Quebec (d.1959)
  • March 3 — Norman Bethune, physician and medical innovator (d.1939)
  • March 21 — Norman Hipel, politician and Minister (d.1953)
  • March 24 — Agnes Macphail, politician, first woman to be elected to the Canadian House of Commons (d.1954)
  • March 27 — John Horne Blackmore, politician (d.1971)
  • May 4 — Franklin Carmichael, painter and Group of Seven member (d.1945)
  • May 17 — Lionel FitzGerald, artist
  • May 30 — John Stuart Foster, physicist (d.1944)
  • July to December

  • July 27 — Ian Alistair Mackenzie, politician and Minister (d.1949)
  • August 10 — Angus Lewis Macdonald, lawyer, law professor, politician and 19th Premier of Nova Scotia (d.1954)
  • September 20 — Kathleen Parlow, violinist (d.1963)
  • October 9 — Aimee Semple McPherson, evangelist (d.1944)
  • October 28 — Louis Orville Breithaupt, 18th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (d.1960)
  • December 10 — Byron Ingemar Johnson, politician and 24th Premier of British Columbia (d.1964)
  • Deaths

  • January 1 — Joseph Godéric Blanchet, politician (b.1829)
  • January 17 — François-Xavier-Anselme Trudel, politician (b.1838)
  • January 25, 1890 - William Kennedy an explorer involved in the search for Sir John Franklin
  • April 4 — Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, Premier of Quebec (b.1820)
  • April 25 — Crowfoot, a chief of the Siksika First Nation (b. c1830)
  • September 26 — Henri Faraud, bishop of the Roman Catholic Church (b.1823)
  • December — Silas Tertius Rand Bill, politician, merchant and shipowner (b.1842)
  • References

    1890 in Canada Wikipedia


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