Head of state (monarch) – Queen Elizabeth II (consort – Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh)
Governor general – Ray Hnatyshyn (viceregal consort – Gerda Hnatyshyn)
Prime minister – Brian Mulroney
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta – Gordon Towers
Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia – David Lam
Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba – George Johnson
Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – Gilbert Finn
Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland – Frederick Russell
Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia – Lloyd Crouse
Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – Hal Jackman
Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island – Marion Reid
Lieutenant Governor of Quebec – Martial Asselin
Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan – Sylvia Fedoruk
Premier of Alberta – Don Getty (until December 14) then Ralph Klein
Premier of British Columbia – Mike Harcourt
Premier of Manitoba – Gary Filmon
Premier of New Brunswick – Frank McKenna
Premier of Newfoundland – Clyde Wells
Premier of Nova Scotia – Donald Cameron
Premier of Ontario – Bob Rae
Premier of Prince Edward Island – Joe Ghiz
Premier of Quebec – Robert Bourassa
Premier of Saskatchewan – Roy Romanow
Commissioner of Yukon – John Kenneth McKinnon
Commissioner of Northwest Territories – Daniel L. Norris
Premier of the Northwest Territories – Nellie Cournoyea
Premier of Yukon – Tony Penikett (until November 7) then John Ostashek
January: CBC Television's documentary series The Valour and the Horror is criticized by Canadian veterans' groups for reportedly misrepresenting Canadian military conduct during World War II.
January 22: On STS-42, Dr. Roberta Bondar becomes the first Canadian woman in space.
April 5: The Iranian embassy in Ottawa is stormed by members of MEK, an Iraq-supported religious right group.
April 16 to 19: Abduction and murder of Kristen French.
May: Geological Survey of Canada expedition measures elevation of Mount Logan to 5,959 m.
May 7: Three employees are murdered and one permanently disabled during a robbery at a McDonald's restaurant in Sydney River, Nova Scotia.
May 9: 26 miners are killed in the Westray Mine Disaster.
May 17: Official opening of celebrations of the 350th anniversary of Montreal.
Celebrations of the 125th anniversary of Confederation.
The Van Doos launch a successful operation to secure control of Sarajevo's airport.
July 2: a two-year shutdown of the cod fishery is announced.
August 12: the details of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are released.
August 22: The final draft of the Charlottetown Accord, a proposed package of constitutional amendments, is released.
August 24: A mechanical engineering professor, Valery Fabrikant, opens fire at Concordia University in Montreal killing four people.
September 18: Nine workers at the Giant Mine are killed after striking employee Roger Warren detonates a bomb in the mine shaft.
October: The ban on homosexuals in the Canadian military is lifted, following a legal challenge by Michelle Douglas.
October 19: Yukon elections: John Ostashek's YP wins only a minority.
October 26: The Charlottetown Accord is rejected in a nationwide referendum.
October 28: The Manitoba municipal elections, 1992 take place.
November 5: A referendum endorsing the creation of Nunavut is successful in the Northwest Territories.
November 7: John Ostashek becomes government leader of the Yukon, replacing Tony Penikett.
December 15: The first members of the Canadian Airborne Regiment arrive in Somalia on an ill-fated humanitarian mission.
December 16: Ralph Klein succeeds Don Getty as Premier of Alberta.
December 17: Prime Minister Brian Mulroney signs the NAFTA deal.
Rudolph A. Marcus wins the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
Agriculture Canada introduces a national BSE prevention program.
Delwin Vriend, an Alberta teacher, wins a court case against the Alberta Human Rights Commission regarding the status of LGBT persons under the province's human rights legislation. The case was appealed to the Alberta Court of Appeal; see 1994 in Canada.
Charles de Gaulle Obelisk, Montreal unveiled.
The English Patient: Michael Ondaatje
Tales from Firozsha Baag: Rohinton Mistry
Inkorrect thots: bill bissett
Mother, not mother: Di Brandt
Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient wins the Booker Prize, the first Canadian to do so.
See 1992 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
Books in Canada First Novel Award: Rohinton Mistry, Such a Long Journey
Gerald Lampert Award: Joanne Arnott, Wiles of Girlhood
Pat Lowther Award: Kate Braid, Covering Rough Ground
Marian Engel Award: Joan Barfoot
Stephen Leacock Award: Roch Carrier, Prayers of a Very Wise Child
Trillium Book Award: Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient
Vicky Metcalf Award: Kevin Major
Alanis, Now Is the Time
Barenaked Ladies, Gordon
Beau Dommage, Beau Dommage au Forum
Blue Rodeo, Lost Together
La Bottine Souriante, Jusqu'aux p'tites heures
Bourbon Tabernacle Choir, Superior Cackling Hen
The Box, Decade of the Box
Change of Heart, Smile
Leonard Cohen, The Future
Cowboy Junkies, Black Eyed Man
54-40, Dear Dear
Front Line Assembly, Tactical Neural Implant
Hart-Rouge, Le dernier mois de l'année
Jr. Gone Wild, Pull the Goalie
Lava Hay, With a Picture in Mind
Leslie Spit Treeo, Book of Rejection
Martha and the Muffins, Modern Lullaby
Moxy Früvous, Moxy Früvous
Sarah McLachlan, Live EP
The Northern Pikes, Neptune
The Nylons, Live to Love
The Rankin Family, Fare Thee Well Love
Rheostatics, Whale Music
Jane Siberry, A Collection 1984–1989 and Summer in the Yukon
Sloan, Peppermint and Smeared
The Tragically Hip, Fully Completely
The Waltons, Lik My Trakter
The Watchmen, mclarenfurnaceroom
The last episode of the children's series The Raccoons on CBC Television
February 8–February 23 - 1992 Winter Olympics are held in Albertville, France. Canada finishes ninth in the medal count.
July 25–August 9 - Canada competes in the 1992 Summer Olympics.
October 8 - The modern-day Ottawa Senators play their first game in the National Hockey League, defeating the Montreal Canadiens.
October 24 - The Toronto Blue Jays become the first non-United States team to win the World Series.
November 29 - At the 80th Grey Cup the Calgary Stampeders defeat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at SkyDome in Toronto.
Vanier Cup - Queen's Golden Gaels win 31–0 over the St. Mary's Huskies.
January 1 - Freddie Hamilton, hockey player
January 7 - Erik Gudbranson, hockey player
January 11 - Mark Pysyk, hockey defenceman
Quinton Howden, hockey player
Melissa Anne Smith, actress
January 27 - Connor Widdows, actor
January 31 - Tyler Seguin, professional ice hockey winger
February 9 - Avan Jogia, actor
February 12 - Amanda Laine, model
Brandon Gormley, hockey defenceman
Melinda Shankar, actress
March 23 - Vanessa Morgan, actress and singer
April 1 - Gabriela Dabrowski, tennis player
April 2 - John McFarland, hockey player
April 5 – Emmalyn Estrada, singer
April 11 - Victoria Hayward, softball player
April 15 - Calvin Pickard, professional ice hockey goaltender
April 20 - Dylan McIlrath, hockey defenceman
April 24 - Joanna Lenko, ice dancer
April 27 - J.P. Anderson, hockey goaltender
April 29 - Sarah Freeman, junior alpine skier
May 2 - Brett Connolly, hockey player
May 5 - Antoine Gélinas-Beaulieu, short track speed skater
May 7 - Alexander Ludwig, actor
May 11 - Jaineil Hoilett, footballer
May 13 - Keltie Hansen, freestyle skier
May 14 – A.J. Saudin, actor
May 16 - Jeff Skinner, hockey player
May 27 - Aaron Brown, sprinter
June 4 - Savannah King, swimmer
June 23 - Louis-Philippe Dury, actor
June 25 - Jaden Schwartz, hockey player
July 1 - Andrew Chalmers, actor
July 4 - Chris Haughton, cadet olympic recurve archer
July 11 - Isabelle Deluce, actress
July 21 - Giselle Klein, sprint Car driver
July 24 - Mikaël Kingsbury, freestyle skier
July 31 - Ryan Johansen, hockey player
August 7 - Mark Visentin, hockey player
August 29 - Carolyn MacCuish, figure skater
September 3 - Nicholas Lindsay, soccer player
September 14 - Kaela Bahrey, actress
September 19 - Kelsey Balkwill, athlete
September 28 - Keir Gilchrist, actor
October 5 - Eric Cabral, actor
October 6 - Josh Archibald, ice hockey player
October 17 - Mikaël Grenier, racing driver
October 28 - Zack Phillips, ice hockey player
November 4 - Josh Janniere, soccer player
November 22 - Natalie Achonwa, basketball player
November 28 - Cameron Ansell, actor
December 7 - Sean Couturier, hockey player
December 11 - Dalton Pompey, baseball player
December 21 - Haylee Wanstall, actress
Ilya Abelev, junior freestyle and wrestler
February 1 - Gary Lautens, humorist and newspaper columnist (born 1928)
February 5 - Maxwell Meighen, financier (born 1908)
February 25 - Louis Harrington Lewry, politician and reporter (born 1919)
February 27 - S. I. Hayakawa, academic and politician (born 1906)
March 3 - Robert Beatty, actor (born 1909)
March 14 - Bill Allum, ice hockey player (born 1916)
March 26 - Barbara Frum, radio and television journalist (born 1937)
April 10 - Cec Linder, actor (born 1921)
April 15 - Mud Bruneteau, professional ice hockey forward who player (born 1914)
April 19 - Kristen French, murder victim (born 1976)
May 9 - James Allan, politician (born 1894)
July 5 - Pauline Jewett, politician and educator (born 1922)
July 11 - Munroe Bourne, swimmer (born 1910)
July 24 - Sam Berger, lawyer, businessman and football player (born 1900)
July 30 - Joe Shuster, comic book artist (born 1914)
September 3 - Émile Benoît, musician (born 1913)
September 14 - Paul Joseph James Martin, politician (born 1903)
September 27 - Hugh Llewellyn Keenleyside, diplomat, civil servant and 5th Commissioner of the Northwest Territories (born 1898)
November 4 - George Klein, inventor (born 1904)
December 13 - K. C. Irving, entrepreneur and industrialist (born 1899)
December 28 - Pudlo Pudlat, artist (born 1916)
Greg Curnoe, painter (born 1936)
1992 in Canada Wikipedia
Events from the year 1992 in Canada.