1823 in Canada
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Events from the year 1823 in Canada.
- May 10 - Louis-Joseph Papineau and John Neilson are in London to present a petition of 60,000 signatures against favouring Union of the colonies
- October 14 - At a meeting, in Montreal, Mr. (afterwards Sir) James Stuart favors Union.
Full date unknown
- Shanawdithit, the last known Beothuk is found
- Smiths Falls, Ontario is founded
- Ward Chipman replaces George Stracey Smyth as Governor of New Brunswick
- Peter Robinson organizes land settlements of Irish Catholics to Carelton and Lanark County, Ontario.
Arts and literature
- A General Description of Nova Scotia, Thomas Chandler Haliburton his first work
- James Fenimore Cooper's first volume of his Leatherstocking series published in United States.
- February 24 - William Murdoch, poet (died 1887)
- March 30 - James Cox Aikins, politician, Minister and Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba (died 1904)
- April 29 - Hart Massey, businessman and philanthropist (died 1896)
- June 2 - Gédéon Ouimet, politician and 2nd Premier of Quebec (died 1905)
- June 17 - Henri Faraud, bishop of the Roman Catholic Church (died 1890)
- July 23 - Alexandre-Antonin Taché, Roman Catholic priest, missionary, author and Archbishop (died 1894)
- August 13 - Goldwin Smith, historian and journalist (died 1910)
- October 16 - Marc-Aurèle Plamondon, lawyer, journalist, publisher, and judge (died 1900)
- November 10 - Thomas Arkell, politician, farmer and grain merchant (died 1906)
- December 27 - Mackenzie Bowell, politician and 5th Prime Minister of Canada, Born in Rickinghall, England. (died 1917)
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