Canada Company

Founded in London, 1824, by John Gait, as a colonizing

scheme. A large tract of land was purchased in what is now western

Ontario. Dunlop, Talbot, Strickland, and other pioneers of Upper Canada

were associated with Gait in the enterprise. The company is still in

existence. =Index=: (Lord Elgin era) An agency in settlement of Upper Canada, 145;

its unpopularity, 145. (Egerton Ryerson era) Offers to buy Clergy Reserves, 50. (George Brown Era)

Recommends whiskey to intending immigrants, 75. See also Galt, John;

Dunlop, William; Talbot, Thomas. =Bib.=: Lizars, In the Days of the

Canada Company; Strickland, Twenty-seven Years in Canada West; Galt,

Autobiography; Jameson, Winter Sketches; Talbot, Six Years in the

Canadas; McTaggart, Three Years in Upper Canada; Dunlop, The