1784 in Canada
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Events from the year 1784 in Canada.
- August 16 -: In response to Loyalist demands, the Crown creates New Brunswick out of Nova Scotia.
- 1784-: North West Company Built up Grand portage as a general summer rendezvous for all companies and free traders, drawing furs from as far as Oregon and the Arctic Circle.
- David Thompson begins apprenticeship on Hudson Bay
- James Cook's journal of his last voyage published in London
- June 21: Sir George Arthur, 1st Baronet, army officer and colonial administrator (d.1854)
- October 19: John McLoughlin, physician, fur trader, and merchant (d.1857)
- January 28: Henry Allen, evangelist, hymnist, and theologian (b.1748)
- December 13: Dr. Samuel Johnson dies in London. (b.1709)
Full date unknown
- Laurence Coughlan, Methodist preacher, Church of England clergyman, and local official