1824 in Canada
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Events from the year 1824 in Canada.
- The first Welland Canal is begun, partly in response to American initiatives in the Erie Canal.
- Russians begin exploration of mainland that leads to discovery of Nushagak, Kuskokwim, Yukon, and Koyokuk Rivers.
- William Lyon Mackenzie establishes the Colonial Advocate.
- First Lachine Canal near Montreal is completed.
- January 4 - Peter Mitchell, politician, Minister and a Father of Confederation (died 1899)
- March 14 - John Robson, journalist, politician and Premier of British Columbia (died 1892)
- August 4 - Antoine Gérin-Lajoie, poet and novelist (died 1882)
- November 18 - John Bolton, businessman and politician (died 1872)
Full date unknown
- Philip Francis Little, 1st Premier of Newfoundland of the colonial (died 1897)
- Edward Whelan, journalist and politician (died 1867)
- January 17 - William Osgoode, judge (born 1754)
- February 9 - Ward Chipman, lawyer, public servant, politician (born 1754)
- April 4 - Alexander Henry the elder, fur trader, merchant, militia officer, jp, and author (born 1739)
- August 3 - Joseph Barss, privateer (born 1776)