1717 in Canada
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Events from the year 1717 in Canada.
- Fort Kaministiquia was founded by French merchants to be the first in a series of forts reaching westward to expand trade and seek a route to the western sea. (Daniel Greysolon Dulhut had built a fort, (Fort Caministigoyan), at the same location on the Kaministiquia River in 1679.)
Fort Prince of Wales founded by the Hudson's Bay Company, (rebuilt later in stone in 1731.)
- January 29 - Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, army officer (died 1797)
- November 9 - Louis-Joseph Gaultier de La Vérendrye, French Canadian fur trader and explorer (died 1761).
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