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1935 in Canada

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1935 in Canada

Events from the year 1935 in Canada.

Contents

Crown

  • Head of state (monarch) – King George V (consort – Mary of Teck)
  • Federal government

  • Governor general – Vere Ponsonby (until November 2) then John Buchan (viceregal consort – Roberte Ponsonby, Countess of Bessborough then Susan Buchan, Baroness Tweedsmuir)
  • Prime minister – Richard B. Bennett (until October 23) then William Lyon Mackenzie King
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of Alberta – William Legh Walsh
  • Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia – John William Fordham Johnson
  • Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba – William Johnston Tupper
  • Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – Hugh Havelock McLean (until February 8) then Murray MacLaren
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia – Walter Harold Covert
  • Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – Herbert Alexander Bruce
  • Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island – George Des Brisay de Blois
  • Lieutenant Governor of Quebec – Esioff-Léon Patenaude
  • Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan – Hugh Edwin Munroe
  • Premiers

  • Premier of Alberta – Richard Gavin Reid (until September 3) then William Aberhart
  • Premier of British Columbia – Duff Pattullo
  • Premier of Manitoba – John Bracken
  • Premier of New Brunswick – Leonard Tilley (until July 16) then Allison Dysart
  • Premier of Nova Scotia – Angus Lewis Macdonald
  • Premier of Ontario – Mitchell Hepburn
  • Premier of Prince Edward Island – William J. P. MacMillan (until August 15) then Walter Lea
  • Premier of Quebec – Louis-Alexandre Taschereau
  • Premier of Saskatchewan – James Garfield Gardiner (until November 1) then William John Patterson
  • Commissioners

  • Controller of Yukon – George A. Jeckell
  • Commissioner of Northwest Territories – Vacant (Roy A. Gibson acting)
  • January to June

  • January 2 - Prime Minister R. B. Bennett outlines his programme
  • March 11 - Bank of Canada established
  • March 11 - The Bank of Canada issued a $500 banknote with Sir John A. Macdonald's portrait and a C$1,000 note with Sir Wilfrid Laurier's portrait
  • May 7 - David Dunlap Observatory opens
  • May 25 - Cabot Monument unveiled, Montreal
  • June 5 - The On-to-Ottawa Trek begins
  • June 26 - "Regina Riot": Royal Canadian Mounted Police fire into unarmed crowd of unemployed marchers in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • July to December

  • July 5 - Canadian Wheat Board established
  • July 16 - Allison Dysart becomes premier of New Brunswick, replacing Leonard Tilley
  • August 15 - Walter Lea becomes premier of Prince Edward Island for the second time, replacing W. J. P. MacMillan
  • August 22 - Alberta general election, 1935: William Aberhart's Social Credit Party (SoCreds) wins a majority, defeating Richard G. Reid's United Farmers of Alberta
  • September 3 - Aberhart becomes premier of Alberta, replacing Reid
  • October 14 - Federal election: Mackenzie King's Liberals win a majority, defeating Bennett's Conservatives
  • October 3 - After the Italian invasion of Abyssinia, Canada refuses to support military intervention or even sanctions
  • October 23 - Mackenzie King becomes prime minister for the third time, replacing Bennett
  • November 1 - William Patterson becomes premier of Saskatchewan, replacing James Gardiner
  • November 1 - magnitude 6.2 Timiskaming earthquake occurs in western Quebec
  • Sport

  • December 7 - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers become the first western Canadian team to win the Grey Cup.
  • January to June

  • January 7 - Rey Pagtakhan, physician, professor, politician and Minister
  • January 10 - Ronnie Hawkins, pioneering rock and roll musician
  • January 14 - Lucille Wheeler, alpine skier, Olympic bronze medalist and World Champion
  • January 29 - Christina McCall, political writer (d.2005)
  • February 21 - Jean Pelletier, politician and Mayor of Quebec City (d.2009)
  • March 2 - Al Waxman, actor and director (d.2001)
  • March 15 - Mary Pratt, painter
  • March 24 - Mary Seeman, psychiatrist
  • April 16 - Ray Frenette, 28th Premier of New Brunswick
  • April 22 - Rita Johnston, politician, Canada's first female premier and 29th Premier of British Columbia
  • May 25 - W. P. Kinsella, novelist and short story writer
  • May 26 - Pat Carney, politician, Minister and Senator
  • June 2 - Carol Shields, author (d.2003)
  • July to December

  • July 17 - Donald Sutherland, actor
  • July 24 - Bob McAdorey, television and radio broadcaster (d.2005)
  • July 25 - Gilbert Parent, politician and 33rd Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons (d.2009)
  • July 27 - Don Mazankowski, politician and Minister
  • July 27 - François Barbeau, costume designer (d.2016)
  • July 29 - Pat Lowther, poet (d.1975)
  • October 3 - Floyd Laughren, politician
  • October 15 - Willie O'Ree, ice hockey player, first Black Canadian player in the National Hockey League
  • October 20 - Russell Doern, politician (d.1987)
  • November 17 - Audrey Thomas, novelist and short story writer
  • December 11 - Elmer Vasko, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • December 12 - John Wise, politician, MP for Elgin (1972–1988); Minister of Agriculture (1979–1980; 1984–1988) (d.2013)
  • December 13 - Raymond Speaker, politician
  • December 21 - Edward Schreyer, politician, 16th Premier of Manitoba and 22nd Governor General of Canada
  • Full date unknown

  • James Bourque, First Nations activist (d.1996)
  • Lionel Giroux, midget wrestler (d.1995)
  • J. Robert Janes, author
  • Alex Janvier, artist
  • Louise Laurin, educator and activist (d.2013)
  • Deaths

  • March 15 - James Duncan McGregor, agricultural pioneer, politician and Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba (b.1860)
  • March 16 - John James Richard Macleod, physician, physiologist and Nobel laureate (b.1876)
  • April 10 - Joseph Charles-Émile Trudeau, entrepreneur and father of Pierre Trudeau, who would later become Prime Minister of Canada (b.1887)
  • April 19 - Willis Keith Baldwin, politician (b.1857)
  • July 18 - George Clift King, politician and 2nd Mayor of Calgary (b.1848)
  • September 30 - J. J. Kelso, journalist and social activist (b.1864)
  • October 24 - Edward Morris, 1st Baron Morris, politician and 2nd Prime Minister of Newfoundland (b.1859)
  • October 29 - Del Fontaine, Canadian middleweight boxing champion, executed for murder in the U.K.
  • References

    1935 in Canada Wikipedia


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