Canada's People

  • Sep 22, 1534

    Jaques Cartier lands in Newfoundland

  • Samuel Champlain establishes Port Royal.

  • Champlain establishes Quebec city.

  • First Filles du rois arrive in new France.

  • Period: to

    Jean Talon's tenure as Intendant of New France

  • Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson's Bay

  • Charles II of England grants the Hudson's Bay Company a monoploy on trade in the Rupertsland Region.

  • Expulsion of the Acadians

  • Period: to

    The Seven Years War

  • Period: to

    British Conquest of Quebec

  • The Treaty of Paris

  • HBC expands into the interior of Canada and the establishment of the Northwest Company

  • First people cross into The Americas, 18,000 BC

  • Vikings land in l'Anse aux Meadows