1788 in Canada
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Events from the year 1788 in Canada.
- Attorney-General Monk and Solicitor-General Williams are of opinion that, as the Jesuits have no civil existence as a Canadian corporation, their estates accrue to the Crown.
- Ontario is divided into five districts, under English law.
- January 1 - Peter Warren Dease, HBC officer and Arctic explorer (d.1863)
- October 14 - Sir Edward Sabine, soldier and scientist (d.1883)
- December 31 - Alexander Rankin, timber merchant, justice of the peace, politician, and office holder (d.1852)
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- Districts of Ontario, www.archives.org, retrieved 12 March 2015
- "Peter Warren Dease", Dartmouth College Library Encyclopedia Arctica, Retrieved August 26, 2016
- "Sir Edward Sabine", National Portrait Gallery, Retrieved August 26, 2016
- John Rankin (1908). A History of Our Firm: Some Account of the Firm of Pollok, Gilmour and Co. and Its Offshoots and Connections. author at the University Press of Liverpool. pp. 58–.