1771 in Canada
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Events from the year 1771 in Canada.
- July 17 - Massacre at Bloody Falls: Chipewyan chief Matonabbee traveling as the guide to Samuel Hearne on his Arctic overland journey, massacre a group of unsuspecting Inuit.
- Captain James Cook completes his first voyage around the world.
- Lieutenant Governor Michael Francklin of Nova Scotia travels to northern England to seek immigrants to replace those displaced by the Acadian expulsion.
- January 19: Thomas Talbot, army and militia officer, settlement promoter, office holder, and politician (d.1853)
- June 20: Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, colonizer and author (d.1820)