1779 in Canada
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|Years in Canada:||1776 1777 1778 1779 1780 1781 1782|
|Centuries:||17th century · 18th century · 19th century|
|Decades:||1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s|
|Years:||1776 1777 1778 1779 1780 1781 1782|
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Events from the year 1779 in Canada.
- Governor of the Province of Quebec: Frederick Haldimand
- Governor of Nova Scotia: Lord William Campbell
- Commodore-Governor of Newfoundland: John Byron
- Governor of St. John's Island: Walter Patterson
- At a Parliamentary investigation, General Burgoyne charges failure to the Canadian forces and to St. Luc, commander of the Indians.
- A retaliatory U.S. campaign destroys Indian towns and crops, breaking the Iroquois League's power.
- The American colonies ally with Spain.
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