1923 in Canada


1923 in Canada

"See also:"
1922 in Canada,
other events of 1923,
1924 in Canada and the
list of 'years in Canada'.

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Incumbents

* Prime Minister: William Lyon Mackenzie King
* Governor General: Viscount Byng

* Premier of Alberta: Herbert Greenfield
* Premier of British Columbia: John Oliver
* Premier of Manitoba: John Bracken
* Premier of New Brunswick: Walter Foster then Peter Veniot
* Premier of Nova Scotia: George H. Murray then Ernest Howard Armstrong
* Premier of Ontario: Ernest C. Drury then Howard Ferguson
* Premier of Prince Edward Island: J.H. Bell then James D. Stewart
* Premier of Quebec: Alexandre Taschereau
* Premier of Saskatchewan: C.A. Dunning

Events

* January 1: The Department of National Defence comes into being
* January 24: Ernest Armstrong becomes premier of Nova Scotia, replacing George H. Murray, who had governed for 27 years
* February 28: Peter Veniot becomes premier of New Brunswick, replacing Walter Foster
* March 2: The Halibut Treaty signed with the United States is Canada's first international treaty not signed under the auspices of the United Kingdom
* March 14: World's first complete play-by-play radio broadcast of a professional hockey game is done by Pete Parker in Regina.
* March 22: Foster Hewitt announces his first hockey game
* June 25: Ontario election: Howard Ferguson's Conservatives win a majority, defeating Ernest Drury's United Farmers of Ontario
* July 1: The Chinese Immigration Act of 1923 comes into effect, banning all Chinese from entering Canada except for businessmen, diplomats, foreign students, and "special circumstances"
* July 16: Howard Ferguson becomes premier of Ontario, replacing Ernest Drury
* August 17: The Home Bank of Montreal fails
* October 8: A stevedore's strike begins in Vancouver
* October 25: Frederick Banting and Charles Best win the Nobel Prize for Medicine for the discovery of insulin
* September 5: James D. Stewart becomes premier of Prince Edward Island, replacing J.H. Bell
* Canadian National Railway is formed by merger of Canadian Government Railways, Canadian Northern Railway, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, and Grand Trunk Railway.
* Marijuana is made illegal in Canada

Arts and literature

: New books
* "Rilla of Ingleside" Lucy Maud Montgomery

Births

* January 1: Roméo Sabourin, war hero
* March 1: Uno Helava, inventor
* March 2: Ghitta Caiserman-Roth, painter
* March 4: Stanley Haidasz, politician
* March 10: Richard Doyle, newspaper editor
* March 15: Laurent Desjardins, Manitoba politician
* March 19: Henry Morgentaler, abortion activist
* March 30: Milton Acorn, poet
* April 7: Aba Bayefsky, artist
* April 16: Samuel Nathan Cohen, critic
* April 25: Melissa Hayden, dancer
* May 5: John Black Aird, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
* May 18: Jean-Louis Roux, actor
* July 21: Rudolph A. Marcus, Nobel laureate
* July 31: Victor Goldbloom, Quebec politician
* August 3: Robert Campeau, businessman
* August 6: Paul T. Hellyer, politician
* August 21: Robert William Stewart, scientist
* September 1: Kenneth Thomson, businessman
* September 2: David Lam, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
* September 18: Bertha Wilson, Supreme Court Justice
* October 7: Jean-Paul Riopelle, painter
* October 22: Rodrigue Bourdages, politician
* October 23: Réjane L. Colas, jurist
* November 1: Gordon R. Dickson, author
* November 2: Harold Horwood, writer
* November 22: Arthur Hiller, film director
* December 23: Bruno Bobak, artist
* Kildare Dobbs, writer

Deaths

* June 7: John Best, politician
* October 30: Andrew Bonar Law, British prime minister
* December 5: Sir William Mackenzie, railway entrepreneur


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