1877 in Canada


1877 in Canada

"See Also:"
1876 in Canada,
other events of 1877,
1878 in Canada and the
Timeline of Canadian history.

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Events

* February 28 - University of Manitoba founded
* September 22 - Treaty 7 signed
* Charles Alphonse Pantaléon Pelletier appointed Minister of Agriculture and called to the Senate of Canada
* Manzo Nagano was the first official Japanese immigrant into Canada
* Nez Perce War. Blackfoot tribes cedes land to the Dominion of Canada.
* Refugee Lakota enter Canada near the end of the Great Sioux War
* Sir Wilfrid Laurier is appointed Canadian Minister of Inland Revenue
* The provincial legislature creates the University of Manitoba, the oldest University in western Canada.

Births

* January 5 - Edgar N. Rhodes, Premier of Nova Scotia
* May 23 - Fred Wellington Bowen, politician
* July 23 - Aimé Boucher, politician
* August 5 - Tom Thomson, artist
* August 29 - George Arthur Brethen, politician
* November 19 - John Alexander Macdonald Armstrong, politician
* December 15 - John Thomas Haig, Manitoba politician
* December 18 - James Allison Glen, politician
* December 26 - Aldéric-Joseph Benoit, politician

Deaths


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