1802 in Canada
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Events from the year 1802 in Canada.
- Governor of the Canadas: Robert Milnes
- Governor of New Brunswick: Thomas Carleton
- Governor of Nova Scotia: John Wentworth
- Commodore-Governor of Newfoundland: Charles Morice Pole
- Governor of St. John's Island: Edmund Fanning
- The Tlingit start resisting Russian incursions into their territory.
- First Nations massacre Russians at Old Sitka; only a few survive.
- Alexander Mackenzie is knighted for his efforts in 1802 and becomes a member of the XY Company.
- Saint Mary's University is founded at Halifax.
- January 9 – Catharine Parr Traill, writer (d.1899)
- March 4 – Samuel Harrison, farmer, lawyer, mill owner, politician, judge and 1st Joint Premiers of the Province of Canada (d.1867)
- May 2 – Étienne Parent, journalist (d.1874)
- July 9 – Edmond Baird, cabinet-maker and upholsterer (d.1859)
- October 31 – Charles Dickson Archibald, lawyer, businessman and politician (d.1868)