Canada First comers

By Aripcik
  • Jan 1, 985

    •Vikings land in L'Anse aux Meadows, 985 CE

  • Feb 16, 1534

    •Cartier lands in Newfoundland, 1534

  • •Champlain establishes Port Royal, 1604

  • •Champlain establishes Quebec City, 1608

  • •First Filles du Rois arrive in New France, 1663

  • •Jean Talon, intendant of New France from 1665 to 1668

  • •Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson Bay, 1668

  • •King of England grants Hudson’s Bay Company a monopoly of trade in Rupertsland, 1670

    •King of England grants Hudson’s Bay Company a monopoly of trade in Rupertsland, 1670
  • •Expulsion of the Acadians, 1755

  • •Seven Years War, 1756 – 1763

  • •British conquest of Quebec 1759 – 1760

  • •Treaty of Paris, 1763

  • •Establishment of the Northwest Company and expansion of HBC , 1770s

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