Economy: History Review

  • First permanent trading post is established in Tadoussac

  • Permanent Trading Post established in Quebec

  • Period: to

    French Regime

  • Creation of the Company of One Hundred Associates

  • Destruction of Huronia

  • Monopoly ceded to Communaute des habitants

  • Beaver Crisis/ Beaver Wars

    Mid 17th Century
  • Creation of the Hudson Bay Company

  • Period: to

    British Regime

  • Creation of the Northwest Company

  • Continental Blockade imposed by France

  • Founding of Bank of Montreal

  • Merger of the Northwest Company and of HBC

  • Opening of the Lachine Canal

  • Completion of Rideau Canal

  • First railway line established between Saint-Jean and Laprairie

  • Abolition of the Corn laws

  • Creation of the Grand Trunk Railway

  • Reciprocity Treaty with the US

  • Period: to

    Contemporary Period

  • National Policy

  • Founding of the first caisse populaire

  • The Great Depression

  • Creation of the Bank of Canada

  • Nationalization of Hydroelectricity in Quebec

    Quiet Revolution
  • Founding of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec

  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)