1867 in Canada
Events from the year 1867 in Canada.
Canadian Confederation
Canadian Confederation (French: Confédération canadienne) was the process by which the federal Dominion of Canada was formed on July 1, 1867. On that day, three British colonies became four provi...
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Canada under British rule
Territories, colonies and provinces that would become part of modern Canada were under control of the English, and later British, Empire from the sixteenth century, when France also had claims in the ...
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British North America Acts
The British North America Acts 1867–1975 are the original names of a series of Acts at the core of the constitution of Canada. They were enacted by the Parliament of the United Kingdom and the Parliam...
Constitution Act, 1867
The Constitution Act, 1867 (originally enacted as The British North America Act, 1867, and referred to as the BNA Act), is a major part of Canada's Constitution. The Act created a federal dominion an...
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Windsor Police Service
The Windsor Police Service is a police force originally established on July 1, 1867, to provide service to the City of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It succeeded the Royal Canadian Rifle RegimentThe curre...
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia (Latin for "New Scotland", pronounced in English as /ˌnoʊvə ˈskoʊʃə/; French: Nouvelle-Écosse) is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and constitutes one of the four Atlantic Cana...
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21st New Brunswick Legislature
The 21st New Brunswick Legislative Assembly represented New Brunswick between June 21, 1866 and June 3, 1870.The assembly sat at the pleasure of the Governor of New Brunswick Arthur Charles Hamilton-G...
Ontario general election, 1867
The Ontario general election, 1867 was the first general election held in the newly created Province of Ontario, Canada. Previously, the territory was known as Canada West, a part of the Province of C...
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1st Canadian Parliament
The 1st Canadian Parliament was in session from November 6, 1867 until July 8, 1872. The membership was set by the 1867 federal election from August 7 to September 20, 1867. It was prorogued prior to...
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Ontario
Ontario /ɒnˈtɛərioʊ/ is one of the ten provinces of Canada, located in east-central Canada. It is Canada's most populous provinceby a large margin, accounting for nearly 40 percent of all Canadians, a...
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By-elections to the 1st Canadian Parliament
By-elections to the 1st Canadian Parliament were held to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons between the 1867 federal election and the 1872 federal election. The Conservative Party of Canad...
Confederation Poets
"Confederation Poets" is the name given to a group of Canadian poets born in the decade of Canada's Confederation (the 1860s) who rose to prominence in Canada in the late 1880s and 1890s. The term was...
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Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia
The Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia, registered under the Nova Scotia Elections Act as the "Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia", is a moderate right-of-centre political ...
Parliament of Canada
The Parliament of Canada (French: Parlement du Canada) is the federal legislative branch of Canada, seated at Parliament Hill in the national capital, Ottawa, Ontario. The body consists of the Can...
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Quebec general election, 1867
The Quebec general election of 1867 was held in August and September 1867 to elect members of the 1st Legislative Assembly for the Province of Quebec, Canada. The Quebec Conservative Party, led by Pie...
Quebec general election, 1867 - Wikipedia
Criminal law under the Constitution Act, 1867
Section 91(27) of the Constitution Act, 1867, also known as the criminal law power, grants the Parliament of Canada the authority to legislate on:
Section 91(27) is by and large the broadest of th...
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Canadian federalism
Canadian federalism is concerned with the current nature and historical development of federal systems within Canada. Canada is a federation with 11 distinct jurisdictions of governmental authority: t...
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Peace, order, and good government
In many Commonwealth jurisdictions, the phrase "peace, order, and good government" is an expression used in law to express the legitimate objects of legislative powers conferred by statute. The phrase...
Quebec Conference, 1864
The Quebec Conference was the second meeting held in 1864 to discuss Canadian Confederation.The 23 delegates from the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island had agree...
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Quebec
Quebec (/kwɨˈbɛk/ or /kɨˈbɛk/; French: Québec [kebɛk]) is a province in east-central Canada. It is the only Canadian province that has a predominantly French-speaking population, and the only one ...
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Charlottetown Conference
The Charlottetown Conference was held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for representatives from the colonies of British North America to discuss Canadian Confederation. The conference took place...
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Ottawa (City of)
Ottawa (City of) was a federal electoral district in the province of Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1935. It was created by the British North Ameri...
Canadian federal election, 1867
The Canadian federal election of 1867, held from August 7 to September 20, was the first election for the new nation of Canada. It was held to elect members to the Canadian House of Commons, represent...
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New Brunswick
New Brunswick (French: Nouveau-Brunswick; [nu.vo.bʁœn.swik], [nu.vo.bʁɔn.zwɪk]) is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is constitutionally bilingual (English–French). It was created as a...
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Parliamentary Press Gallery (Canada)
The Parliamentary Press Gallery is an association established to oversee rules and responsibilities of Canadian journalists when at Parliament Hill. The organization was formed the same year as Canada...