Confederation of Canada

Timeline created by hillz
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
New brunswick New Brunswick Coat/arms granted 1868
to honnor the ruling monarch king George the 3, who was also the Duke of New Brunswick
20050427113605 flag of ontario Ontario Coat/Arms 1868
From Iroquois word "kanadariio" meaning shinging or sparkling waters about 20%of Ontario is fresh water lakes of or rivers.
Quebec Quebec Coat/arms 1868
flag adopted1948
From the Algonquin word for " narrow passage "or"strait first used to describe the narrowing of the St.Lawrence River near what is now Quebec City.
Buy nova scotia flag Nova Scotia Coat/arms 1625
Falg 1625
named by sir.wm Alexander who was given title to all the land between England and Newfoundland by king james VI of Scotland Nova Scotia is latin for new Scotland
Manitoba Manitoba Coat/arms 1905
Likely comes from the Cree word Man-into-wha-paow wich means lake Manitahu which narrows to 1/2 a mile at its center.
Nwt 20flag Northwest Territories Coat/arms 1956
flag 1969
most of the area was known as the Norhtwestern Territory until1870 the name is primarily descriptive fo the location of the Territories.
51nw9z5byyl British Columbia Coat/arms sheild 1906/ arms 1987
Flag 1960
Southern part wasknown as Columbia after clumbia R., central port was New Cledonia named by Explorer simon fraser; to avoid confusion with country in Columbia when it becaomes a colony.
Pei Prince Edward Island Coat/arms 2002
flag 1964
named in 1799 in Duke of icent, the 4th son of king George the III ; he was commander in chief of British North america and he was stationed in halifax when the Island was named.
Yukon Yukon Coat/Arms 1956
Flag 1967
probably came from the word yu-kon-ah meaning great river.
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Coat/arms 1906
flag 1969
From the cree word "icisisicatchewanisiei" "meaning" sift flowing river ti became the name of one of the districts in NWT in 1882.
Alberta Alberta Coat/arms 1907
flag 1968
named for Queen Vivtoria's fourth daughter Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, the wife of Marquees of lorme, who was Governor General fo canada ijn 1882 when alberta was northwest Trerritories.
Newfoundland and labrador Newfoundland and Labrador Coat/arms 1637
Flag 1980
King Henry VII referred to the land discovered by John Cabot in 1497as the New found launde.
Nunavut flag Nunavut Coat/arms 1999
flag 1999
Means "our land" in the inuit language