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Events from the year 1797 in Canada.
- Parliament of Lower Canada: 2nd (starting January 24)
- Parliament of Upper Canada: 2nd (starting June 1)
- David Thompson leaves Hudson's Bay Company to join North West Company.
- January 18 – A weekly mail is established between Canada and the United States.
- January 18 – This notice appears in the Quebec Gazette: "A mail for the upper counties, comprehending Niagara and Detroit, will be closed, at this office, on Monday, 30th instant, at four o'clock in the evening, to be forwarded, from Montreal, by the annual winter express, on Thursday, 2 February next."
- July 21 – American David McLane, being convicted of high treason, is hanged on a gibbet on the glacis of the fortifications at Quebec. (Note: possibly 1796)
- April 2 – Joseph-François Deblois, lawyer, judge and political figure (d.1860)
- May 2 – Abraham Pineo Gesner, physician and surgeon, geologist, and inventor (d.1864)
- June 29 – Frederic Baraga, Roman Catholic priest, missionary, and bishop (d.1868)
- August 22 – Augustin-Magloire Blanchet, missionary (d.1887)
- October 4 – Charles-Séraphin Rodier, mayor of Montreal (d.1876)
- December 25 – Bernard Donald Macdonald, Roman Catholic priest, bishop, and school administrator (d.1859)
- Lieutenant Governor John Wentworth, "Wentworth report on the Maroons," African Nova Scotians in the Age of Slavery and Abolition, Nova Scotia Archives. Accessed 8 October 2017 https://novascotia.ca/archives/Africanns/archives.asp?ID=55
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