1826 in Canada
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Events from the year 1826 in Canada.
- Governor of the Canadas: Robert Milnes
- Governor of New Brunswick: George Stracey Smyth
- Governor of Nova Scotia: John Coape Sherbrooke
- Commodore-Governor of Newfoundland: Richard Goodwin Keats
- Governor of Prince Edward Island: Charles Douglass Smith
- June 8 – A mob of the ruling party, the Family Compact, destroy the Colonial Advocate's press at York. William Lyon Mackenzie, publisher, prosecutes and is awarded ₤625 in damages.
- September 21 – Construction of the Rideau Canal begins.
- March 10 – Louis-Ovide Brunet, priest and botanist (died 1876)
- March 17 – Alexander Morris, politician, Minister and 2nd Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba (died 1889)
- June 11 – James Colledge Pope, politician and 5th Premier of Prince Edward Island (died 1885)
- June 21 – Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, Governor General of Canada (died 1902)
- July 21 – Hugh Richardson, jurist (died 1913)
- August 25 – Hector-Louis Langevin, lawyer, politician and a Father of Confederation (died 1906)
- September 17 – Jean-Baptiste-Éric Dorion, journalist and politician (died 1866)
- November 18 – James Monk, chief justice.