New France Timeline

  • Sep 26, 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

  • Period: to

    •Seven Years War

  • •Treaty of Paris

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

  • First People cross into the Americas

  • Vikings land in L'Anse aux Meadows