First Nations and New France

  • Jan 1, 985

    Vikings land in L'Anse aux Meadows

  • Jan 1, 1534

    Cartier lands in Newfoundland

  • Champlain establishes Port Roayl

  • Champlain establishes Quebec City

  • First Filles du Rois arrive in New France

  • Jean Talon, intendant of New France (begins)

  • Jean Talon, intendant of New France (ending)

  • Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson Bay

  • King of England grants Hudsons's Bay Company a monopoly of trade in Rupertsland

  • Expulsion of the Acadians

  • Seven Years War (begins)

  • British conquest to Quebec (begins)

  • British conquest of Quebec (ends)

  • Treaty of Paris

  • Seven Years War

  • Establishment of the Northwest Company and expansion of HBC trading posts into the interior; voyageurs and Metis nation