First Nations

By ggarson
  • Sep 22, 985

    Vikings land

    Vikings land in L'Anse aux Meadows, 985 CE
  • Sep 22, 1534

    Cartier lands

    Cartier lands in Newfoundland, 1534
  • •Champlain establishes Port Royal

    Champlain establishes Port Royal, 1604
  • •Champlain establishes Quebec City

    Champlain establishes Quebec City, 1608
  • First Filles du Rois

    •First Filles du Rois arrive in New France, 1663
  • Period: to

    •Jean Talon, intendant of New France

    •Jean Talon, intendant of New France from 1665 to 1668
  • Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson Bay

    Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson Bay, 1668
  • •King of England grants Hudson’s Bay Company a monopoly of trade in Rupertsland

    •King of England grants Hudson’s Bay Company a monopoly of trade in Rupertsland, 1670
  • •Expulsion of the Acadians

    •Expulsion of the Acadians, 1755
  • Period: to

    •Seven Years War

    •Seven Years War, 1756 – 1763
  • Period: to

    •British conquest of Quebec

    •British conquest of Quebec 1759 – 1760
  • •Treaty of Paris

    •Treaty of Paris, 1763
  • •Establishment of the Northwest Company

    •Establishment of the Northwest Company and expansion of HBC trading posts
    into the interior; voyageurs and Métis nation, 1770s
  • First People

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