Canadian History

  • Feb 17, 1534

    Jaques Cartier Lands

    Cartier lands in Newfoundland
  • Port Royal Established

    Champlain establishes Port Royal
  • Quebec city established

    Champlain establishes Quebec City
  • Filles du rois arrive

    First Filles du Rois arrive in New France
  • Period: to

    Jean Talon

    Jean Talon, intendant of New France
  • Hudson bay

    Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson Bay
  • HBC

    King of England grants Hudson’s Bay Company a monopoly of trade in Rupertslan
  • Expulsion of the Acadians

    Expulsion of the Acadians
  • Period: to

    Seven Years War

    Seven Years War
  • Period: to

    British conquest of Quebec

    The British take Quebec from the French.
  • Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris
  • Northwest Company

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

    Vikings land in L'Anse aux Meadows