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  • Jan 1, 982

    Erik the Red banned

    Erik the Red banned
    Erik the Red was banned from Icland because he killed his neighbour and moved to Greenland.
  • Jan 1, 1000

    Leif Erikson landed

    Leif Erikson landed
    Leif Erikson landed in Newfoundland.
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Christpher Columbus searches

    Christpher Columbus searches
    Christpher Columbus set sail looking for the riches of Asia
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Christpher Columbus lands

    Christpher Columbus lands
    Christpher Columbus lands in Bahamas
  • May 1, 1497

    John Cobot sails atlantic

    John Cobot sails atlantic
    England sends John Cobot to find the North West Passage
  • Jun 1, 1497

    John Cobot sights land

    John Cobot sights land
    John Cobot sights ether Newfoundland or Cape Breton and claims the land for England.
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Jacques Cartier leaves

    Jacques Cartier leaves
    Cartier left St.Malo, France. He explored St. Lawrence river.
  • Jan 1, 1535

    Jacques Cartier lands

    Jacques Cartier lands
    Cartier sailed down St. Lawrence river and landed in present-day Montreal and Quebec City.
  • Samuel de Champlain

    Samuel de Champlain
    The king gave Aymar de Chaste a monopoly over the fur trade in Canada.
  • Samuel de Champlain

    Samuel de Champlain
    The king appointed Sieur de Monts with a monopoly over the fur trade in Canada and challenged him to establish a settlement
  • Samuel de champlain

    Samuel de champlain
    The two men established a French settlement at Stadacona.