Canada

  • Feb 16, 985

    Vikings land in L'Anse aux Meadows

  • Feb 16, 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

  • Jean Talon, intendant of New France

  • 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

  • Start of Seven Years War

  • British conquest of Quebec 1759 – 1760

  • End of Seven Years War

  • Treaty of Paris

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