First Nation and New France

  • Feb 13, 1500

    (18,000 B.C.) First People cross into the Americas

  • Feb 13, 1510

    (985CE) Vikings land in L'Anse aux Meadows (985CE)

  • Feb 13, 1534

    Cartier lands in Newfoundland

  • Champlain establishes Port Royal

  • Champlain establishes Quebec City

  • First Filles du Rois arrive in New France

  • Period: to

    Jean Talon, intendant of New France

  • Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson Bay

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

  • Expulsion of the Acadians, 1755

  • Period: to

    Seven Years War

  • Period: to

    •British conquest of Quebec

  • Treaty of Paris

  • Period: to

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