First Peoples and New France

  • Sep 26, 985

    Vikings Land in L'anse aux Meadows

  • Sep 26, 1534

    Cartier lands in Newfoundland

  • Champlain establishes Port Royal

  • Champlain establishes Quebec City

  • •First Filles du Rois arrive in New France, 1663

  • •Jean Talon, intendant of New France from 1665 to 1668

  • •Radisson and des Groseilliers reach Hudson Bay, 1668

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

  • •Expulsion of the Acadians, 1755

  • •Seven Years War, 1756 – 1763

  • •British conquest of Quebec 1759 – 1760

  • •Treaty of Paris, 1763

  • •Establishment of the Northwest Company and expansion of HBC trading postsinto the interior; voyageurs and Métis nation, 1770s

  • First People Cross into the Americas

    Occurred circa 18,000 B,C.