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1971 in Canada

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1971 in Canada

Events from the year 1971 in Canada.


  • Incumbents 1
    • Crown 1.1
    • Federal government 1.2
    • Provincial governments 1.3
      • Lieutenant governors 1.3.1
      • Premiers 1.3.2
    • Territorial governments 1.4
      • Commissioners 1.4.1
  • Events 2
    • January to June 2.1
    • July to December 2.2
    • Full date unknown 2.3
  • Arts and literature 3
    • New works 3.1
    • Awards 3.2
  • Sport 4
  • Births 5
    • January to June 5.1
    • July to September 5.2
    • October to December 5.3
  • Deaths 6
    • January to June 6.1
    • July to December 6.2
    • Full date unknown 6.3



Federal government

Provincial governments

Lieutenant governors


Territorial governments



January to June

Hurricane Beth hit Nova Scotia in August
  • June 30 - Allan Blakeney becomes premier of Saskatchewan, replacing Ross Thatcher

July to December

Full date unknown

Arts and literature

  • July 1 - Joyce Wieland's "True Patriot Love" opens at the National Gallery of Canada. It is the Gallery's first solo exhibition devoted to the work of a living Canadian woman artist.
  • August 15 - The first Banff Festival of the Arts opens.

New works




January to June

July to September

October to December


January to June

July to December

Full date unknown

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