1761 in Canada
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|Years in Canada:||1758 1759 1760 1761 1762 1763 1764|
|Centuries:||17th century · 18th century · 19th century|
|Decades:||1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s|
|Years:||1758 1759 1760 1761 1762 1763 1764|
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Events from the year 1761 in Canada.
- Governor of the Province of Quebec: Jeffery Amherst
- Colonial Governor of Louisiana: Louis Billouart
- Governor of Nova Scotia: Jonathan Belcher
- Commodore-Governor of Newfoundland: Richard Edwards
- Wednesday July 29 – The British terms of peace are so hard that Choiseul declares: "I am as indifferent to peace as Pitt can be. I freely admit the King's desire for peace, and his Majesty may sign such a treaty, but my hand shall never be set to it."
- Tuesday October 6 – King George III offers Pitt the governorship of Canada, with £5,000 per annum, but, instead, makes Pitt's wife, Hester Pitt, Countess of Chatham, a peeress; and £13,000 per annum is granted to the survivor of three of his family.
- Canada under Martial law.