1795 in Canada

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Events from the year 1795 in Canada.


  • 1790s - British create protective tariffs to encourage timber production for Navy after Napoléon Bonaparte cuts off Baltic supply of tall trees and hardwood. First in New Brunswick then in Lower and Upper Canada. Montreal merchants expand transport to handle trade.
  • A road Act is passed, in Lower Canada, though opposed by country people, who fear a return of the Statue labor of Governor Haldimand's time.
  • A Canadian regiment is raised, but is disbanded, owing to Britain's unfavorable experience of training colonists to the use of arms.