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1903 in Canada

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1903 in Canada

Events from the year 1903 in Canada.

Contents

Crown

  • Head of state (monarch) – Edward VII (consort – Queen Alexandra)
  • Federal government

  • Governor general – Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (viceregal consort – Mary Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, Countess of Minto)
  • Prime minister – Wilfrid Laurier
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia – Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière
  • Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba – Daniel Hunter McMillan
  • Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – Jabez Bunting Snowball
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia – Alfred Gilpin Jones
  • Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – Oliver Mowat (until April 19) then William Mortimer Clark (from April 21)
  • Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island – Peter Adolphus McIntyre
  • Lieutenant Governor of Quebec – Louis-Amable Jetté
  • Premiers

  • Premier of British Columbia – Edward Gawler Prior (until June 1) then Richard McBride
  • Premier of Manitoba – Rodmond Roblin
  • Premier of New Brunswick – Lemuel John Tweedie
  • Premier of Nova Scotia – George Henry Murray
  • Premier of Ontario – George William Ross
  • Premier of Prince Edward Island – Arthur Peters
  • Premier of Quebec – Simon-Napoléon Parent
  • Commissioners

  • Commissioner of Yukon – Zachary Taylor Wood (acting) (until March 4) then Frederick Tennyson Congdon
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of Keewatin – Daniel Hunter McMillan
  • Lieutenant Governor of the North-West Territories – Amédée E. Forget
  • Premiers

  • Premier of North-West Territories – Frederick Haultain
  • Events

  • March 22 - Because of a drought, the U.S. side of Niagara Falls runs short of water
  • March 1 - Henri Bourassa's Ligue nationaliste is founded
  • March 25 - The Alaska Boundary Dispute is settled in the United States' favour
  • April 29 - The Frank Slide, The most destructive landslide in Canadian history, kills 70 in Frank, Alberta
  • June 1 - Richard McBride becomes Premier of British Columbia, replacing Edward Prior
  • June 19 - Regina incorporated as a city
  • June 24 - Ignace Bourget Monument unveiled
  • July 1 - Ray Knight builds the Raymond Stampede rodeo arena and rodeo grandstands in Raymond, Alberta, which are the first ever built in the world.
  • Arts and literature

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    January to June

  • January 3 - Charles Foulkes, general and first Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff (d.1969)
  • February 15 - Sarto Fournier, politician and mayor of Montreal (d.1980)
  • February 16 - Georges-Henri Lévesque, Dominican priest and sociologist (d.2000)
  • February 22 - Morley Callaghan, novelist, short story writer, playwright, and television and radio personality (d.1990)
  • February 25 - King Clancy, ice hockey player (d.1986)
  • April 29 - Frank Slide happens in old Frank in the Crowsnest Pass
  • June 10 - Alexander Wallace Matheson, politician and Premier of Prince Edward Island (d.1976)
  • June 23 - Paul Joseph James Martin, politician (d.1992)
  • June 30 - Donald Ferguson Brown, politician, barrister and lawyer
  • July to December

  • July 16 - Carmen Lombardo, singer and composer (d.1971)
  • July 30
  • Harold Ballard, owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs (d.1990)
  • Alan Macnaughton, politician (d.1999)
  • August 31 - Helen Battle, zoologist
  • October 11 - David Turner, soccer player
  • December 8 - Louis-Marie Régis, philosopher, theologian, scholar and member of the Dominican Order (d.1988)
  • Deaths

  • January 7 - Robert Atkinson Davis, businessman, politician and 4th Premier of Manitoba (b.1841)
  • July 2 - Oliver Mowat, politician, 3rd Premier of Ontario and 8th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (b.1820)
  • April 30 - Emily Stowe, first female doctor to practice in Canada and women's rights and suffrage activist (b.1831)
  • May 8 - David Mills, politician, author, poet and jurist (b.1831)
  • June 26 - Donald Farquharson, politician and Premier of Prince Edward Island (b.1834)
  • November 12 - William Doran, mayor of Hamilton, Ontario (b.1834)
  • November 14 - John Andrew Davidson, politician (b.1852)
  • References

    1903 in Canada Wikipedia


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