Modern Canadian History

  • Nile Expedition

    "Voyageurs" (mostly just woodsmen) are recruited by Britain to rescue General Charles Gordon.
  • Klondike Gold Rush

    Gold is discovered on Rabbit Creek, a trubutary of the Klondike River.
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    South African War

    Several contingents of Canadian volunteers were sent to help out.
  • Naval Service Act

    A Navy under the control of the Canadian government was established.
  • World War I Begins

    Germany invades Belgium and declares war.
  • Imperial War Conference

    The first of such is held in March
  • Free Trade Agreement Published

    The FTA is published after last minute revisions.
  • official development assistance expenditures budget is cut.

    In 1995 it is deceded that the expenditures will be reduced by 20.5% over the next three years.