Canadian History Dictionary Steinhauer Henry Bird 1804-1885 A Full-blooded Chippewa Indian
Born in the Ramah Indian settlement, Lake Simcoe, Ontario. Adop...
Macdonald John Alexander
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Eldest son of Sir John A.
Name given to the French possessions in North America,
See Bienville; Iberville; Longueuil.
(Bishop Laval era) Dispute respecting, between Louis XIV and Po...
(General Brock era) Passed by Congress, 84.
British North America Act
The constitution of the Dominion; the Act
by which the scatter...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Publisher of first books printed ...
Lalemant Gabriel 1610-1649 Jesuit Missionary Laboured With
Brebeuf at the mission of St. Ignace, among the Hurons, where h...
(Lord Dorchester era) Captain of armed boat, assists Carleton's...
Built in 1750, on Chignecto Bay, three miles south of
Hermitage At Caen L Laval Passes Three Years At 25
Newspaper published at Toronto. =Index=: (Baldwin / La Fontaine...
Suze Treaty Of
Signed April 24, 1629. Under its terms peace was
Born in New England. Took the Loyalist side in the
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Casual and territorial, how derive...
Dodd E M
(Joseph Howe era) Solicitor-general and member of Executive and...
Howard Lady Maria
(Lord Dorchester era) Carleton marries, 75; characteristics of,...
Russell Peter 1755-1825 Born In England In 1791 Accompanied
Simcoe to Canada, and appointed inspector-general; later becomi...
Keefer Thomas Coltrin 1821- Born At Thorold Ontario Engaged In
the enlargement of the Welland Canal, 1841-1845, and then transferred to
the Ottawa River works, 1845-1849. Made a survey of the St. Lawrence
rapids, 1850; and prepared the report and plans which resulted in the
building of the Victoria bridge at Montreal. Instrumental in securing
the deepening of the St. Lawrence channel and the adoption of the
standard gauge on Canadian railways. Served as Canadian commissioner at
the London exhibitions of 1851 and 1862, and the Paris exhibition of
1878, and also on the International Deep Waterways Commission. Author of
a number of articles and papers on engineering and public questions.
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