1803 in Canada
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Events from the year 1803 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
- Thomas Jefferson completes Louisiana Purchase extending U.S. control west of the Mississippi River; federal plans to resettle Eastern tribes beyond the Mississippi soon begin.
- John Colter becomes the fourth man selected by William Clark to join the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
- The XY Company is reorganized under Alexander Mackenzie's name.
- First Canadian Paper Mill is built in Quebec.
- October 13 – Augustin-Norbert Morin, lawyer, judge, politician and Joint Premier of the Province of Canada (d.1865)
- March 24 – Egerton Ryerson, politician, teacher, principal, Methodist minister (d.1882)
- December 6 – Susanna Moodie, writer (d.1885)
Full date unknown
- Nathaniel Pettit (1724 – March 9, 1803) a political figure in Upper Canada.
- Rev. Johann Samuel Schwerdtfeger (1734–1803) The first Lutheran minister in Ontario.