1844 in Canada
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Events from the year 1844 in Canada.
- March 5 - The Toronto Globe is founded by George Brown
- May 10 - Government moves from Kingston to Montreal.
- Amnesty in Montreal provides for Papineau's return.
- January 19 - William Mulock, politician and Minister (died 1944)
- February 20 - Joshua Slocum, seaman, adventurer, writer, and first man to sail single-handedly around the world (died 1909)
- March 7 - Andrew George Blair, politician and 6th Premier of New Brunswick (died 1907)
- May 8 - Théotime Blanchard, farmer, merchant and politician (died 1911)
- October 22 - Louis Riel, politician and Métis leader (died 1885)
- January 8 - William Warren Baldwin, doctor, militia officer, jp, lawyer, office holder, judge, businessman, and politician (born 1775)
- February 6 - William Abrams, businessman, jp, judge, office holder, and militia officer (born 1785)