1820 in Canada
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Events from the year 1820 in Canada.
- June 18 - The Governor, Earl of Dalhousie, arrives.
Full date unknown
- Creation of the municipality of Prescott and Russell in Upper Canada (today Ontario).
- William Lyon Mackenzie emigrates to Canada.
- January 17 - Hiram Blanchard, Premier of Nova Scotia (d.1874)
- February 17 - Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Archbishop of Quebec (d.1898)
- May 12 - Luc Letellier de St-Just, politician and 3rd Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (d. 1881)
- May 30 - Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, Premier of Quebec (d.1890)
- July 2 - Oliver Mowat, politician, 3rd Premier of Ontario and 8th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (d.1903)
- August 2 - John Rose, politician (d.1888)
- August 6 - Donald Alexander Smith, politician (d.1914)
- August 16 - Andrew Rainsford Wetmore, Premier of New Brunswick (d. 1892)
- August 27 - Charles-René-Léonidas d'Irumberry de Salaberry, militia officer (d.1882)
- October 13 - John William Dawson, geologist and university administrator (d.1899)
- December 24 - Joseph-Charles Taché, a Canadian noted for his contributions to many aspects of the fabric of Canada (d.1894)
- March 12 - Sir Alexander Mackenzie, explorer (b.1764)
- April 8 - Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, colonizer and author (b.1771)
- July 11 - Frederick Traugott Pursh, botanist (b.1774)