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 Royal,

  • • Champlain establishes Quebec City,

  • • First Filles du Rois arrive in New France

  • • Jean Talon, intendant of New France (begins 1665)

  • Jean Talon, intendant of New France (ends 1668)

  • • Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson Bay

  • • King of England grants Hudson’s Bay Company a monopoly of trade in Rupertsland

  • • Expulsion of the Acadians,

  • • Seven Years War (begins 1756)

  • • British conquest of Quebec (begins 1759)

  • • British conquest of Quebec (ends 1760)

  • Seven Years War, (ends 1763)

  • • Treaty of Paris

  • Establishment of the Northwest Company and expansion of HBC trading postsinto the interior; voyageurs and Métis nation