1798 in Canada
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Events from the year 1798 in Canada.
- David Thompson travels to Mandan villages and charts headwaters of Mississippi River
- A new fur trading company is formed to compete with the North West Company. Confusingly called the New North West Company, it is nicknamed the XY Company from the way it differentiates its bales from those of its competitor.
- Indian chiefs, in Canada, claim from Vermont an equivalent of the greater part of Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties. They get their expenses to-and-fro.
- February 19 - Allan MacNab, businessman, soldier, lawyer and politician (died 1862)
- April 3 - Louis Lacoste, politician (died 1878)
- April 20 - William Edmond Logan, geologist (died 1875)
- April 26, - Charles-François Baillargeon, Archbishops of Quebec (died 1870)
- August 11 - Dominick Daly, politician (died 1868)
- May 10 - George Vancouver, naval officer, explorer (b.1757)
- December 25 - Elias Hardy, lawyer and office-holder (b.1744)
Full date unknown
- Esteban José Martínez Fernández y Martínez de la Sierra, naval officer (b.1742)