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Historical events[edit]

Picture Name Description To do on English Wikipedia To do on French Wikipedia References Remarks
YongeStreetMission.jpg Great Depression in Canada Detailed article about the impact of the worldwide Great Depression of the early 1930s in Canada Article to be created
Habitation de Québec 1908.jpg Habitation de Québec Settlement founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608 that will become Quebec City Stub to improve
Chilcotin War Confontration in 1864 between members of the Tsilhqotʼin (Chilcotin) Peoples in British Columbia and white road construction workers Article to be created
Battle of the Belly River Last major conflict between the Cree and the Blackfoot, and the last major battle between First Nations on Canadian soil Stub to improve Article to be created
Battle of Cran (also known as Battle of Stoney Creek) Battle during the Seven Years' War in Acadia Article to be created
Chippewa.jpg Battle of Chippawa Battle during the War of 1812 in Upper Canada Stub to improve
The Start From Fort Dufferin, 1874.jpg March West Initial journey of the North-West Mounted Police to the Canadian Prairies between 8 July and 9 October 1874 Article to be created
British Columbia gold rushes Gold rushes in British Columbia Stub to improve Article to be created
Captain Claxton Ray Lt. Green.jpg Canada in the Korean War Canadian participation in the Koran War Article to be created
Edmonton daily bulletin 1915 flood cover.jpg North Saskatchewan River flood of 1915 One of the worst floods in the history of Edmonton Stub to improve Article to be created
Stjohns afterthefire1892.jpg Great Fire of 1892 Fire in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador on 8 July 1892 Add references Article to be created
Memorial Day Parade 2018.jpg Memorial Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) Memorial day observed annually since 1 July 1917 in Newfoundland and Labrador to recall the losses of the 1st Newfoundland Regiment at the Battle of Albert during the First World War Article to be created
William Davis Miners' Memorial Day Annual remembrance day in Nova Scotia to recognize all miners killed in the province's coal mines Article to be created Men in the Mines: A History of Mining Activity in Nova Scotia, 1720-1992 from Nova Scotia Archives
Miners Memorial Day: Davis Day from Nova Scotia Museum of Industry
2009 1001 11 Nicosia.jpg Operation Snowgoose Canadian involvement in the UN peacekeeping mission in Cyprus established in 1964 Article to be created
Battle of Long Sault Battle during the Beaver Wars in early May 1660 between the French colonial militia with their Huron and Algonquin allies against the Iroquois Confederacy Add references
1918 Quebec City riots Riots in Quebec City against the conscription in 1918 Article to be created
Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye (1632) Treaty signed in 1632 by which the English returned the control of New France to the French after seizing it in 1629 Stub to improve, and add references Stub to improve
The Battle of Vimy Ridge.jpg Battle of Vimy Ridge Battle during the First World War in France involving four divisions of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Add references
Nunavut Day Public holiday in Nunavut celebrating the passing of the Nunavut Act by the Parliament of Canada July 9, 1993 Article to be created
Montgomery's Tavern.jpg Battle of Montgomery's Tavern Battle in Toronto during the Upper Canada Rebellion in December 1837 Article to be created
Affari vos Encyclical of Pope Leo XIII published in 1897 about the issue of the schools in Manitoba Article to be created Stub to improve
Fire of Montreal Metro Fire in Montreal Metro in 1971 Article to be created
Death of General Pike at the Battle of York.jpg Battle of York Battle during the War of 1812 in Upper Canada Stub to improve
Somalia affair Canadian military scandal in Somalia in 1993 Article to be created
Alberta and Great Waterways Railway scandal Political scandal in Alberta in 1910 Article to be created
Munsinger affair Canada's first national political sex scandal in 1966 Needs improvement Article to be created
British columbia fires august 20.jpg 2018 British Columbia wildfires Wilfires in British Columbia in 2018 Needs improvement Article to be created
Act of Union 1840 Law adopted by the Parliament of the United Kingdom in 1840 abolishing the legislative assemblies of Lower Canada and Upper Canada, and creating a single colony, the Province of Canada Add references
Battle of Lundys Lane.jpg Battle of Lundy's Lane Battle during the War of 1812 Stub to improve

Historic organizations[edit]

Picture Name Description To do on English Wikipedia To do on French Wikipedia References Remarks
Newfoundland Railway Railway company on the island of Newfoundland that operated from 1898 to 1988 Add references Article to be created
Broadcasting Corporation of Newfoundland Government-owned public radio service of the dominion of Newfoundland launched in 1939 and absorbed into CBC in 1949 Article to be created
Canadian Machine Gun Corps Administrative corps of the Canadian Army active from 1917 to 1923 Stub to improve Article to be created
Midland Railway of Canada Railway which ran from Port Hope to Midland in Ontario Article to be created
Air Defence Command Command of the Royal Canadian Air Force and later the Canadian Armed Forces active from 1951 to 1975 Stub to improve Article to be created
Canadian Forces Air Transport Command Command of the Canadian Forces active from 1968 to 1975 Stub to improve, and add references Article to be created

Historic places[edit]

Picture Name Description To do on English Wikipedia To do on French Wikipedia References Remarks
Mohawk Chapel, Brantford, Ontario.jpg Mohawk Chapel The oldest church building in Ontario, national historic site of Canada Article to be created
The Bog, Charlottetown Former neighbourhood in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island settled in the early 19th century by Black slaves Stub to improve Article to be created The Canadian Encyclopedia
Fort Whoop-Up 2018.jpg Fort Whoop-Up Trading post in Alberta Article to be created

Historical figures[edit]

Picture Name Description To do on English Wikipedia To do on French Wikipedia References Remarks
William Davis Miner from Cape Breton Island killed in 1925 during the miners' strike Stub to improve, and add references Article to be created
Pamphile Le May.jpg Pamphile Le May Novelist, poet, storyteller, translator and librarian from Quebec who became the first librarian of the National Assembly of Quebec in 1867 Article to be created
Lincoln Alexander.jpg Lincoln Alexander First Black Canadian elected as Member of Parliament Stub to improve
JamesCreighton.gif James Creighton Canadian lawyer, engineer, journalist and athlete, person of national historic significance, who organized the first recorded indoor ice hockey match at Montreal, Quebec in 1875 Add references Article to be created
Desmond Piers.png Desmond Piers Rear-admiral of the Royal Canadian Navy decorated of the Légion d'Honneur and the Distinguished Service Cross Article to be created
The Canadians in a Hot Corner Lt Campbell fires upon the enemy.jpg Frederick William Campbell Canadian military officer, recipient of the Victoria Cross Stub to improve Article to be created
Rey Pagtakhan First Filipino Canadian elected to the House of Commons Article to be created
Portrait Olivier-Maximin Melanson.jpg Olivier-Maximin Melanson Politician and farmer from New Brunswick, one of the first members of the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly to give speeches in French Stub to improve Dictionary of Canadian Biography
WilliamMactavish.jpg William Mactavish Scottish-born representative of Hudson's Bay Company and governor of Assiniboia and Rupert's Land before their transfer to the government of Canada Stub to improve Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Pontiac-chief-artist-impression-414px.jpg Pontiac (Ottawa leader) (or Obwandiyag) Odawa war chief known for his role in the Pontiac's War (named after him) from 1763 to 1766 leading First Nations in a struggle against British military occupation of the Great Lakes region Add references
Charles Henry Byce The most decorated Indigenous soldier in Canada during World War II Article to be created The Canadian Encyclopedia
Thelma Chalifoux The first Indigenous woman and first Métis person to be appointed to the Senate of Canada Stub to improve The Canadian Encyclopedia
James Gladstone - combine.jpg James Gladstone The first status Indian to be appointed to the Senate of Canada Article to be created
Andrew Delisle Sr. Chief of Kahnawake in Quebec and first Indigenous to receive the Order of Canada in 1969 Article to be created
196 15 les Peaux rouge (montagne magnifique).jpg Fred Loft Mohawk activist who founded the League of Indians of Canada and veteran of World War I Article to be created
Renaude Lapointe Journalist and Senator, the first French-Canadian woman to preside over the Senate Stub to improve Add references
Louis-Pierre Gravel Missionary and colonizer, founder of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, person of national historic significance Stub to improve Article to be created
Charles Aubert de La Chesnaye.jpg Charles Aubert de La Chesnaye The richest businessman of New France, played an important role in the economic development of the colony, person of national historic significance Stub to improve Needs improvement
FrederickCarter.jpg Frederick Carter Premier of Newfoundland from 1865 to 1870 and 1874 to 1878, Father of Canadian Confederation, person of national historic significance Article to be created
RoseFortuneNovaScotiaArchievesandRecordsManagement.jpg Rose Fortune Born from slave parents fleeing from the United States, first woman to be a police officer in North America, person of national historic significance Article to be created
Vincent Massey 1927.jpg Vincent Massey Governor General of Canada from 1952 to 1959, the first to be born in Canada Stub to improve
Newfoundland at the beginning of the 20th century - a treatise of history and development (1902) (14587364079).jpg Robert Bond The first premier of the colony of the Dominion of Newfoundland from 1907 to 1909, person of national historic significance Article to be created
Molly Reilly First female Canadian pilot to reach the rank of captain, the first female Canadian corporate pilot, and the first woman to fly to the Arctic professionally} Article to be created
Adelaide Hunter Hoodless, Canadian Advocate for Women and Children.tif Adelaide Hoodless Educational reformer, founder of the Women's Institute, person of national historic significance Add references Article to be created
Catherine Callbeck First women to be elected premier of a Canadian province during a general election Add references
Josiah Henson bw.jpg Josiah Henson Born as a slave in the United Stated, fleed in Upper Canada, founded a colony and a school for other fleeing slaves, person of national historic significance Stub to improve
John Hamilton Gray (1811-1887).jpg John Hamilton Gray Politician, Father of Canadian Confederation, Premier of Prince Edward Island, person of national historic significance Stub to improve Stub to improve
Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de la Verendrye 03.jpg Pierre Gaultier de La Vérendrye One of the first French Canadian explorer of Western Canada, person of national historical significance Stub to improve Stub to improve
Marie Gerin-Lajoie 1920.jpg Marie Lacoste Gérin-Lajoie Pioneer of the feminist movement in Quebec, person of national historic significance Add references
Alphonse Desjardins.jpg Alphonse Desjardins Founder of Caisses populaires Desjardins, person of national historic significance Add references
George exton lloyd.jpg George Exton Lloyd Anglican bishop and theologian who helped found Lloydminster, a city on the border of Alberta and Saskatchewan, person of national historic significance Article to be created
Andrew Archibald Macdonald.jpg Andrew Archibald Macdonald Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island from 1884 to 1889, father of Canadian Confederation, person of national historical significance Article to be created
WilliamLyonMackenzie.jpeg William Lyon Mackenzie First mayor of Toronto, known for his leading role in the Upper Canada Rebellion in 1837, person of national historic significance Add references
ANMacNab.jpg Allan MacNab Premier of the Province of Canada from 1854 to 1856, person of national historic significance Stub to improve
Jonathan McCully.jpg Jonathan McCully Journalist, judge and senator, father of the Canadian Confederation, person of national historic significance Stub to improve Stub to improve
William McDougall.jpg William McDougall Lawyer and politician, father of Canadian Confederation, person of national historic significance Stub to improve
Louise McKinney 1917.jpeg Louise McKinney Politician and feminist activist in Alberta, first woman elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, first woman to be elected to a legislature in Canada and in the whole British Empire, person of national historic significance Stub to improve
Gouverneur General Monck 1864.jpg Charles Monck, 4th Viscount Monck Last governor of British North America and first governor general of Canada, person of national historic significance Add references Stub to improve
Adrien Gabriel Morice.jpg Adrien-Gabriel Morice Priest, missionary and religious of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and linguist who developed a writing system for the Dakelh (or Carrier) language, person of national historical significance Add references
AlexanderMorris23.jpg Alexander Morris Canadian politician, second Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, founder and first Lieutenant Governor of the District of Keewatin, person of national historic significance Stub to improve, and add references
Oliver Mowat.jpg Oliver Mowat Canadian politician, third premier of Ontario from 1872 to 1896, longest tenure as premier of Ontario, lieutenant governor of Ontario from 1897 to 1903, father of the Canadian Confederation, person of national historic significance Add references
Murry, Admiral L.W..jpg Leonard W. Murray Admiral of the Royal Canadian Navy who played a significant role in the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II, the only Canadian to command an Alliad theatre of operating during a world war, person of national historic significance Article to be created
JohnNorquay.jpg John Norquay Metis politician, premier of Manitoba from 1878 to 1887, the first premier of Manitoba to have been born in the region, person of national historic significance Add references Stub to improve
Edward Palmer.jpg Edward Palmer Premier of Prince Edward Island, father of Canadian Confederation, person of national historic significance Stub to improve
Albert Lacombe.jpg Albert Lacombe Catholic missionary in Western Canada, evangelized First Nations, known to have negotiated peace agreements between the Crees and the Blackfoot, person of national historic significance Add references
Lester B. Pearson 1957.jpg Lester B. Pearson Prime minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968, person of national historic significance Add references
Poundmaker.png Pîhtokahanapiwiyin (or Poundmaker) Plains Cree chief, person of national historical significance Stub to improve Dictionary of Canadian Biography
William Henry Pope.jpg William Henry Pope Lawyer, politician, editor and judge from Prince Edward Island, father of the Canadian Confederation, person of national historic significance Stub to improve Stub to improve
RichardPrestonNovaScotiaArchives.png Richard Preston Religious leader and abolitionist, escaped slavery from the United States to Nova Scotia, leader of the African Nova Scotian community, founder of a Bapstist Church and abolitionist organizations, person of national historic significance Article to be created
Marcel-François Richard.jpg Marcel-François Richard Catholic priest and pedagogue, played a key role in the development of the Acadian nation, person of national historic significance Article to be created Stub to improve
John William Ritchie by William Valentine.png John William Ritchie Lawyer and politician from Nova Scotia, father of the Canadian Confederation, person of national historic significance Stub to improve Article to be created
NoelRitchotDrawing.jpg Joseph-Noël Ritchot Catholic priest known for his role in negotiating with the Government of Canada on behalf of the Métis during the Red River Resistance of 1869 and 1870, person of national historic significance Article to be created
John Robson.jpg John Robson Premier of British Columbia from 1889 to 1892, founded the first newspaper of British Columbia, person of national historic significance Stub to improve
Ambrose Shea.jpg Ambrose Shea Political figure from Newfoundland, father of Canadian confederation, person of national historic significance Add references Article to be created
BradleyKingSmallwood1948 (cropped).jpg Joey Smallwood Political figure from Newfoundland, the main force behind the integration of Newfoundland in the Canadian confederation in 1949 and the first premier of the province from 1949 to 1972, person of national historic significance Add references Stub to improve
Chloe Cooley Young black woman held as a slave in Upper Canada whose owner forced her into a board to sell her in 1793 in the United States, the incident is believed to have led to the passage of the Act Against Slavery in 1793 in Upper Canada, person of national historic significance Article to be created
William Henry Steeves.jpg William Henry Steeves Merchant and politician, father of the Canadian confederation, person of national historic significance Stub to improve
John Strachan.jpg John Strachan First Anglican bishop of Toronto, influential political figure of Upper Canada, founder of King's College, person of national historic significance Stub to improve
AlexandreAntoninTache.jpg Alexandre-Antonin Taché Catholic priest and missionary of the Oblate order, first archsbishop of Saint Boniface in Manitoba, person of national historic significance Add references
Michael Anthony Fleming 1792–1850.jpg Michael Anthony Fleming Friar Minor priest from Ireland, bishop of the Diocese of St John's in the Colony of Newfoundland, person of national historic significance Add references
Albert Goodwin Migrant coal miner who advocated for workers' rights and promoted the cause of unions in British Columbia Article to be created
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