1750 in Canada
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|Years in Canada:||1747 1748 1749 1750 1751 1752 1753|
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|Years:||1747 1748 1749 1750 1751 1752 1753|
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Events from the year 1750 in Canada.
- Governor General of New France: Jacques-Pierre de Taffanel de la Jonquière, Marquis de la Jonquière
- Colonial Governor of Louisiana: Pierre de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnial
- Governor of Nova Scotia: Edward Cornwallis
- Commodore-Governor of Newfoundland: Francis William Drake
- 1750s: Hudson's Bay Company Saskatchewan River region, reached by trade drummers sent out with goods to tempt the Indians to York.
- c. 1750: The Ojibwa begin to emerge as a distinct tribal amalgamation of smaller independent bands.
- German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax.
- Hidatsa villages, site of ancient trading fair, now with both French and Hudson's Bay representatives present each summer.
- James Glenie, army officer, military engineer, businessman, office holder, and politician (d.1817)
- Simon McTavish, fur trader and dealer in furs, militia officer, office holder, landowner, seigneur, and businessman (d.1804)