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  1783 in Canada
See also: 1782 in Canada, other events of 1783, 1784 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
The border between Canada and the U.S. is accepted from the Atlantic Ocean to Lake of the Woods.
In the area around the mouth of the St. John River, those who fled the thirteen American colonies by 1783 are called United Empire Loyalists.
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 Upper Canada People
Governor-general of Canada (as Marquis of Lorne), 1878-1883.
In 1879 consecrated bishop of Montreal; in 1901 archbishop; and in 1904 primate of all Canada.
Served in Canada in 1812, and engaged in the capture of Fort Castine.
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 Black Roses: Four Decades of Black History in Canada
Perhaps the earliest Black in Canada was Matthew Da Costa (-1607), a member and interpreter of the Poutrincourt expedition of Champlain, the "father of Canada." (Bertley, 1977: 23) During those 350 years, the Blacks in Canada have come from a wide variety of geographical areas, depending sometimes upon the region settled in Canada.
Canada's Black population also included a sizeable number of slaves (including those from the other British colonies) and freemen who were living in relative isolation in Canada "well into the twentieth century" (Morrison, 1987: 1).
Canada lost in her someone who was ahead of her time and far more knowledgeable than most of her companions, not many of whom were fls.
www.bahai-library.org /unpubl.articles/black.roses.html   (8773 words)

 WarMuseum.ca - Revolution Rejected: Canada and the American Revolution
With it, the British attempted to strengthen their position in Canada by accommodating the seigneurs (landlords) and clergy, who they believed to be the natural leaders of the Canadiens.
Canada's boundaries expanded westward to include the Great Lakes region and the “Indian Territory” between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
Popular with Canada’s French-speaking elite, the Quebec Act ignored habitant (tenant farmer) concerns regarding attempts by seigneurs to raise rents and dominate rural communities and enraged Canada’s British merchants, who resented the lack of an elected assembly and recognition of French civil law.
www.warmuseum.ca /cwm/expo/background_e.html   (1970 words)

 Canada Guide map Montreal Toronto Vancouver history relocation business travel
Canada was initially settled by a steady stream of settlers during the Ice Age period using the Bering Strait land bridge that existed during this period joining Asia and North America.
Another example is Canada’s leadership in the creation of and on-going support for the UN-created International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes, which the U.S. opposes due to fundamental flaws in the treaty that leave the ICC vulnerable to exploitation and politically motivated prosecutions.
Canada is a strong proponent of the Mine Ban Treaty (the Ottawa Convention), which bans the use of anti-personnel mines.
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 Slavery in Canada
The first slave transported directly from Africa to Canada was a child brought to Quebec in 1628 by the English invader David Kirke, and sold to a local resident on Kirke's departure in 1629.
Black slaves lived in the British regions of Canada in the 17th and 18th centuries — 104 were listed in a 1767 census of Nova Scotia —; but their numbers were small until the Loyalist influx after 1783.
In 1793 Upper Canada became the first territory in the British Empire to legislate the gradual abolition of slavery.
www.africanaonline.com /slavery_canada.htm   (546 words)

 1782 in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
See also: 1781 in Canada, other events of 1782, 1783 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
March 1 - It is proposed, in Congress, to treat Vermont as hostile, failing submission to the terms of 20th August, 1781, and to divide it between New York and New Hampshire, along the ridge of the Green Mountains; and that the Commander-in-chief employ the Congressional forces to further this resolution.
In the course of this year John Molson, the future pioneer of Canadian steam navigation, arrives in Canada.
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 1797 in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
See also: 1796 in Canada other events of 1797 1798 in Canada and the list of 'years in Canada'.
An American named McLane being convicted high treason is hanged on a gibbet the glacis of the fortifications at Quebec.
January 18 - A weekly mail is established Canada and the United States.
www.freeglossary.com /1797_in_Canada   (391 words)

 1783 in Canada -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
More than 5,000 Blacks leave the United States to live in the Maritimes, (The largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British) Quebec and (A prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada) Ontario.
The border between Canada and the U.S. is accepted from the (The 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east) Atlantic Ocean to (additional info and facts about Lake of the Woods) Lake of the Woods.
In the area around the mouth of the (A river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy) St.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/1/17/1783_in_Canada.htm   (442 words)

 Frontier Press Bookstore - Canada - 1-800-772-7559   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Death Notices from "The Canada Christian Advocate": 1858- 1872, McKenzie, Rev. Donald A. This consists of abstracts of death notices from the newspaper published by the Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada.
Canada's rich toponymic tapestry, reflecting the countries diverse heritage and history, is presented here in a single alphabetical sequence.
Not only were Loyalists granted land in Canada for their loyalty to the throne, but their children also received land grants as they came of age.
www.frontierpress.com /frontier.cgi?category=can   (1502 words)

 Canada in the Making - Aboriginals: Treaties & Relations
While this is a treaty that did not involve land in what is now Canada, it was important as it was the first major land transfer treaty signed after the Royal Proclamation.
Many of these treaties were hastily and carelessly put together, particularly during the 1780s and early 1790s when the British were faced with an influx of Loyalist settlers emigrating from the newly created United States to the northern shores of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.
John Graves Simcoe, Upper Canada's first lieutenant-governor, was responsible for purchasing and assigning this land.
www.canadiana.org /citm/themes/aboriginals/aboriginals4_e.html   (1637 words)

 The Tomaszewski Family Tree Harris Branch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Married Flossie Olive Thurston (1783) in 1945 at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Born May 24, 1963 at Richmond, British Columbia, Canada (issue of 1783), or born Mar 16, 1948 at Shelborne, Nova Scotia, Canada (issue of 1783); earlier date more likely, but both are documented in researches we have received.
Married Nathan Purvis Harris (1934) in 1965 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
tomaszewski.net /Family/Tree/Harris.shtml   (787 words)

 United Empire Loyalists
Canada has been the haven for many political refugees, of which the United Empire Loyalists were first.
The Loyalists in the newly settled western part of Quebec were not satisfied to be governed by the terms of the Quebec Act of 1774.
The Upper Canada Militia and Indians who joined the British regular troops to resist the invasion were defending their homes and farms, as had their fathers and grandfathers in the American Revolution.
www.mysteriesofcanada.com /Canada/united_empire_loyalists.htm   (1595 words)

 Life of William Buckminster Lindsay, Sr.
William Buckminster Lindsay, Sr., was born 30 March, 1797, in Peacham, Caledonia, Vermont, the son of Ephraim Lindsay and Mercy Willey.
The soil and climate in Canada were not favorable for growth of crops.
Jane Parish states in her history that snow lay on the ground for six months out of the year and that the land was quite rocky.
www.wardell.org /gen/wb_lindsay_sr.htm   (2082 words)

 Qu├ębec Virtual Lawyer
The Canada Gazette is one of the vehicles that Canadians can use to access the laws and regulations that govern their daily lives.
The Supreme Court of Canada hears appeals from the court of last resort, usually the provincial or territorial courts of appeal, and the Federal Court of Appeal.
The Federal Court of Canada is a superior court of record with civil and criminal jurisdiction.
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Pentru a afla care este promotia lunii pentru emigrare canada, adresati-va celui mai apropiat birou de emigrare in Canada al VIA Canada.
Rebeliunea Patriotilor Francofoni in Canada de Jos: In Canada de Sus William Lyon Mackenzie lupta impotriva asa zisei “familii unite” — un grup corupt in jurul guvernatorului.
Canada trimite o jumatate de million de soldati in primul razboi mondial de partea Marii Britanii.
www.emigrarecanada.ro /canada/Despre-Canada/Istoria-1783~1993.html   (494 words)

 Casinos in Canada
In 1783, Governor Haldimand financed the construction of a Montreal prison with the revenue derived from popular lottery.
Lotteries continued to occupy an important place in the lives of the Canadian population until 1857, the year of the adoption of the Lottery Act.
Canada began opening government-owned casinos in the early 1990s and now has a number of resort casinos that attract tourists, as well as some smaller provincial casinos catering for the local population.
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 Antique Map, Print, Charts & Atlas Auction - Maps of Canada
Canada (A Map shewing the communication of the Lakes and Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America), Anon., Gentleman’s Magazine, London, [1790].
Canada (A Particular Map, to Illustrate Gen. Amherests, Expedition, to Montreal: with a Plan of the Town and Draught of ye Island), John Gibson, Gentleman’s Magazine, London, [1760].
Canada and United States (Geological map of the United States and Canada), C. Lydell, London, ca.
www.oldworldauctions.com /auction084/ow-canada.htm   (389 words)

 1798 in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
See also: 1797 in Canada other events of 1798 1799 in Canada and the Timeline of Canadian history.
Confusingly called the New North West it is nicknamed the XY Company from way it differentiates its bales from those its competitor.
Indian chiefs in Canada claim from Vermont an equivalent of the greater part Addison Chittenden Franklin and Grand Isle counties.
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 Manitoba History: REVIEW: Minnesota’s Boundary with Canada: Its Evolution Since 1783
As a result of the inadequacies of the existing maps, the vague and incomplete terminology used to describe the border, and the failure of the negotiators to include a marked and signed treaty-map, regardless of topographical errors, there were bound to be enormous problems.
By the time the United States acquired the Louisiana territory in 1803 the shortcomings of the boundary terms of the 1783 treaty were well understood by the authorities on both sides of the Atlantic.
The stretch from Lake of the Woods to the Rockies, while negotiated separately, was understood in 1818 to be part of this general settlement of the boundary.
www.mhs.mb.ca /docs/mb_history/04/boundarycommission.shtml   (894 words)

 Encyclopedia: 1786   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1783 1784 1785 - 1786 - 1787 1788 1789
1783 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar).
Jump to: navigation, search 11 March is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1786   (2737 words)

 Ninth Generation
Mary LOCKHART was born in Jul 1795 in Canada, Nova Scotia, Kings Co., Horton.
Abigail LOCKHART was born on 29 Oct 1796 in Canada, Nova Scotia, Kings Co., Horton.
Martha LOCKHART was born on 29 Oct 1796 in Canada, Nova Scotia, Kings Co., Horton.
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 WarMuseum.ca - Revolution Rejected: Canada and the American Revolution
Revolution Rejected: Canada and the American Revolution, curated by staff historian Peter MacLeod, uses artifacts, a scale-model diorama, audio-visual material, maps, images and personal accounts to tell the story of the American invasion of Canada in 1775–1776 and the migration of American Loyalists to Canada after 1783.
This is one of the oldest complete uniforms in Canada, and the oldest in the Canadian War Museum collection.
Loyalist refugees added a significant English-speaking element to the population and led to the creation of the provinces of Upper Canada (Ontario) and New Brunswick.
www.civilization.ca /cwm/expo/index_e.html   (637 words)

 Index of the Regiments and Corps of Canada.
Index of the Regiments and Corps of Canada.
The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)
The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)
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 OSSINGER in Canada = Loyalists from USA, 1783/4
Most came to Canada (Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, which was separated from NS in 1785 and given its own name).
Many relocated later on (to Ontario, New Brusnwick, or even back to the new USA) because much of their land was too poor for good farming, and many found the northern climate too severe in the winter.
The St. Andrews John Nason was given two land grants in St. Andrews in 1783.
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 WarMuseum.ca - Revolution Rejected: Canada and the American Revolution
When he fled to Canada in 1777, French was hunted by rebel Committees of Safety, who issued this wanted notice.
ESCAPED from the guards the 21st of April last, one Jerah FRENCH of Manchester, who was prov'd to be a notorious TORY and was confined therefore.
Safe in Canada, he joined the Queen's Loyal Rangers as a lieutenant in 1777.
www.civilization.ca /cwm/expo/highlights_e.html   (594 words)

 Johannes Schwalm Historical Association Researched Soldiers Form II; Deserted in 1783 in Canada; Married 2 June 1794 in Quebec.
VI-2; Discharged in Canada Aug. 1783; Married Caroline Contine in Montreal and settled in Cavagnal (Hudson Quebec).
VI-2; Discharged in Canada in July 1783; Married Marguerite Noel in Montreal and settled in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec.
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 1783 in Canada - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1783 in Canada - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
''See also:'' 1782_in_Canada, other events of 1783, 1784_in_Canada and the list_of_'years_in_Canada'.
In the area around the mouth of the St._John_River, those who fled the thirteen American colonies by 1783 are called United Empire Loyalists.
www.indexsuche.com /1783_in_Canada.html   (309 words)

 84th Regiment (Royal Highland Emigrants) (UK)
in Canada (1st Bn settled mostly in Ontario, 2nd Bn settled mostly in Nova Scotia)
Canada considers the Royal Highland Emigrants to be perpetuated by
Key, R. "The 'Highland Emigrants' and their comrades; being an account of the siege of Quebec, Canada, in 1775-6," Journal of the Royal United Service Institution, vol.
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Site provides access to the official publications of Parliament as well as to general information about the role, history, proceedings and activities of the Senate, the House of Commons and the Library of Parliament.
The site is maintained by Dave Roberts, a lawyer admitted in the US, Canada and England.
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