1852 in Canada
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|Years in Canada:||1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855|
|Centuries:||18th century · 19th century · 20th century|
|Decades:||1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s|
|Years:||1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855|
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|History of Canada|
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Events from the year 1852 in Canada.
- Monarch — Queen Victoria
- Governor General of the Province of Canada — James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin
- Colonial Governor of Newfoundland — Charles Henry Darling
- Governor of New Brunswick — Edmund Walker Head
- Governor of Nova Scotia — John Harvey
- Governor of Prince Edward Island — Dominick Daly
- Joint Premiers of the Province of Canada —
- Premier of Nova Scotia — James Boyle Uniacke
- Premier of Prince Edward Island — John Holl
- January 15 – Trinity College opens
- July 8 – Beginning of a fire which burns 11,000 houses in Montreal.
- October – The Bank of Montreal issues notes like the Bank of England's; denomination water-marked.
- October 25 – The Toronto Stock Exchange opens
- December 8 – Laval's Seminaire du Quebec founds Université Laval, North America's oldest French Language university.
Full date unknown
- January 1 – Alexander Bethune, politician and 12th Mayor of Vancouver (died 1947)
- March 22 – Theodore Davie, lawyer, politician and 9th Premier of British Columbia (died 1898)
- April 5 – Alexander Warburton, politician, jurist, author and Premier of Prince Edward Island (died 1929)
- August 19 – John Andrew Davidson, politician (died 1903)
- September 9 – Fletcher Bath Wade, politician and barrister (died 1905)
- September 24 – Joseph Martin, lawyer, politician and 13th Premier of British Columbia (died 1923)
- November 2 – Paul Tourigny, politician (died 1926)