Canadian History Dictionary Lauzon-charny Charles De
Son of Jean de Lauzon, and administrator of
New France after t...
Baldwin La Fontaine Hincks And Their Time
Minutes of Executive
Council, Correspondence, registers, index...
(Lord Sydenham era) Name of governor-general's residence at Kin...
A tribe of the widespread Algonquian family,
occupying the upp...
(Sir James Douglas era) His voyage to North-West Coast for sea-...
See Aubert de Gaspe.
Southern extension of Hudson Bay, discovered in 1610, by
Wakefield Edward Gibbon 1796-1862 Born In London England
Educated at Westminster and at Edinburgh. One of the founders o...
Area 31,800 square miles. Discovered by Etienne Brule,
Burel Brother Gilbert
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, 152; returns to France, 208.
King's College New Brunswick
(Wilmot era) Charter granted by George IV,
1828, 49; endowed b...
(John Graves Simcoe era) In Devon, family estate of Simcoe, 40,...
(Baldwin / La Fontaine / Hincks era) Bill introduced, 99; rejec...
One of the principal establishments of the Hudson's Bay
Made four notable voyages: the first, in 1607, for the
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Skirmish at, 103.
(Bishop Laval era) Zeal of the missionaries compared with that ...
Mezy Augustin De Saffray Chevalier De
Governor of New France from
1663 until his death in 1665. =Ind...
Blake William Hume 1809-1870 Born In Ireland Educated At Trinity
College, Dublin, and emigrated to Canada in his youth. During t...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Transport ship wrecked in St. Law...
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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