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Events from the year 1874 in Canada.



Federal government

Provincial governments

Lieutenant governors


Territorial governments

Lieutenant governors


Full date unknown

  • Anabaptists (Russian Mennonites) start to arrive in Manitoba from various Russian colonies arriving in Canada in August.
  • The federal Liberal government grants provisional boundaries to Ontario that extend the province to the north and west. These provisional boundaries will not be recognized by the federal Conservatives when they return to power.
  • Newfoundland election


Robert W. Service, c.1905
Robert W. Service, c.1905

January to June

July to December

William Lyon Mackenzie King
William Lyon Mackenzie King


Historical Documents

Profile of the Geological Survey of Canada [2]

Sam Steele describes North-West Mounted Police horses stampeding at the start of the March West[3]


  1. ^ "Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942". id.loc.gov. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ Arch. Geikie, "Colonial Geological Surveys; I. Canada," Nature (June 25, 1874), pgs. 144-6. Accessed 16 September 2018 http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/HistSciTech/HistSciTech-idx?type=turn&id=HistSciTech.Nature18740625&entity=HistSciTech.Nature18740625.p0006
  3. ^ Samuel Benfield Steele, Forty Years in Canada: Reminiscences of the Great North-West (Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1914), pgs. 63-4. Accessed 16 September 2018 http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/4077/93.html
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