1782 in Canada
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Events from the year 1782 in Canada.
- 1782-83: A smallpox epidemic hits the Sanpoil of Washington.
- Montreal Upper Yellowstone, on old Indian trail along east slope of the mountains, challenging Spanish trade goods.
- January 1 - Threatened by three hostile forces, Vermont is advised by Gen. George Washington, a skilled surveyor, to limit jurisdiction to undisputed territory.
- February 22 - Vermont accepts the prescribed delimination.
- March 1 - It is proposed, in Congress, to treat Vermont as hostile, failing submission to the terms of 20 August 1781, and to divide it between New York and New Hampshire, along the ridge of the Green Mountains; and that the Commander-in-chief employ the Congressional forces to further this resolution.
- In the course of this year John Molson, the future pioneer of Canadian steam navigation, arrives in Canada.
- Councillor Finlay proposes to establish English schools in Canadian parishes, and to prohibit using the French language in the Law Courts after a certain time.
- April 11: Jean-Baptiste de La Brosse, Jesuit, priest, missionary, and professor (b.1724)
- May 21: Robert Monckton, army officer and colonial administrator (b. 1726)