The first nation and New france

  • Mar 24, 1534

    Cartier lands in Newfoundland

  • Champlain establishes Port Royal

  • Champlain establishes Quebec City

  • First Filles du Rois arrive in New France

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

  • 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

  • Seven Years War

  • British conquest of Quebec

  • Treaty of Paris

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

  • First People cross into the Americas.

    First people cross into the Americas.
  • Vikings land in L'Anse aux Meadows