1801 in Canada
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Events from the year 1801 in Canada.
- David Thompson fails to cross Rocky Mountains.
- Alexander Mackenzie's Voyages to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans published in London.
- Mackenzie knighted in honor of his explorations.
- Shipbuilding has become an important industry in Canada.
- Two ships, the Sarah and the Dove, arrive at Upper Canada carrying 700 passengers from Lochaber, Scotland from the Cameron and Fraser clans.
- Cassidy's Ltd. is established, third oldest company closed its doors in 2000
- January 18 - James Evans, missionary and linguist (d.1846)
- March 11 - William Henry Draper, politician, lawyer, and judge (d. 1877)
- May 31 - Robert Rankin, timber merchant and shipowner (d. 1870)
Full date unknown
- Edward Feild, Church of England clergyman, inspector of schools, bishop of Newfoundland (d.1876)
- Wilson Ruffin Abbott, businessman and landowner (d.1876)
- Shanawdithit, the last known survivor of the Beothuks (d.1829)