1792 in Canada
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Events from the year 1792 in Canada.
- Catherine II grants a monopoly of furs in Alaska to Grigorii Shelikov.
- Captain George Vancouver begins his explorations of the British Columbia Coast.
- A large number of the Black Loyalists in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia migrate to Sierra Leone in West Africa, mainly because the promises of land in Canada were not kept by the British.
- May 7 - Lower Canada is divided into 21 counties.
- August - the 1st Parliament of Upper Canada is elected.
- October 15 - The law of England is introduced in Upper Canada.
- December 20 - A fortnightly mail is established between Canada and the United States.
- December - A bill to abolish slavery in Lower Canada does not pass.
- February 9 - Thomas Cooke, missionary, and the first Bishop of Trois Rivières (d.1870)
- August 29 - James William Johnston, lawyer, politician, and judge (d.1873)
Full date unknown
- Marguerite-Thérèse Lemoine Despins (March 23, 1722 – June 6, 1792) was a mother superior of the Sisters of Charity of the Hôpital Général of Montreal. (b.1722)
- Thomas Peters, black soldier and leader (b.1738)