1843 in Canada

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Events from the year 1843 in Canada.


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  • Fort Victoria built by British to strengthen their claim to Vancouver Island.
  • David Thompson sends a set of refined maps to London.
  • Lord Metcalfe comes to Montreal.
  • The Cornwall and Chambly Canals are opened.
  • Survey of Boundary, between the U.S. and Canada, is begun.
  • Grace Marks is controversially convicted of murder. The crime and trial will form the basis for Margaret Atwood's novel Alias Grace in 1996.


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James Whitney