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1785 in Canada

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1785 in Canada

Years in Canada: 1782 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788
Centuries: 17th century · 18th century · 19th century
Decades: 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s
Years: 1782 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788

Events from the year 1785 in Canada.


  • Events 1
  • Births 2
    • Full date unknown 2.1
  • Deaths 3


  • Introduction of Power loom in England for weaving cloth
  • North West Company Strengthened far west trade through such forts as Athabasca and English River.
  • May 18: The city of Saint John, New Brunswick is incorporated.
  • Fredericton opens a Provincial Academy of Arts and Sciences, the germ of the University of New Brunswick (1859).
  • New Brunswick is separated from Nova Scotia
  • Du Calvet proposes Canadian representation in the British Parliament, three members, each, for the Districts of Quebec and Montreal.
  • To a proposed Elective Legislature, it is objected that French Canadians do not wish to change their customary laws, and that there are not enough fit men to compose a Legislature.
  • Isaac Brock takes command of the 49th Foot, which would be the backbone of the British Empire forces in Canada during the War of 1812.
  • Mohawk Chapel, the oldest church in Ontario, was constructed near Brantford, Ontario.


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