Canadian Historical Events in November

Canadian Historical Events is a daily guide to the important events that shaped Canada to what it is today. It is a compilation of significant events for the month of November including the birth and death of famous Canadians as well as laws promulgated by authorities. The list is constantly updated to incorporate the most recent events.

Canada Historical Events in November

Day Year Event
4 2015 Justin Trudeau begins his term as the 23rd prime minister of Canada.
5 1919 The Most Reverend O. E. Mathieu, Archbishop of Regina, consecrated the completed structure of the parish church of Gravelbourg which would become the cathedral of the now suppressed Catholic Diocese of Gravelbourg.
6 1867 First session of the first Canadian Parliament.
7 1884 Calgary in Alberta was incorporated as a town.
9 1993 Canadian singer Celine Dion released her third album The Colour of My Love and became one of the best-selling albums of all time, gaining for her international stardom.
10 1845 Birth: John Sparrow David Thompson, the fourth prime minister of Canada.
11 1911 The Holy Rosary Cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese in Regina, Saskatchewan was founded.
14 2021 British Columbia starts to experience heavy rain causing floods and landslides. Media reports it as the “worst weather storm in a century”.
15 1948 Louis St. Laurent is sworn in as the 12th prime minister of Canada.
19 1921 Adoption of the Royal Coat of Arms of Canada which is closely modelled after the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom, with French and distinctive Canadian elements.
20 1841 Birth: Wilfrid Laurier, the 7th prime minister of Canada
22 1698 Birth: Pierre de Rigaud, the last Governor-General of French Canada.
26 1917 The National Hockey League was organized at the Windsor Hotel in Montreal, Quebec
29 1822 Birth: George Brown, one of the Fathers of Confederation, one of the founders of the Liberal Party, and the founder of the Toronto Globe, Canada’s most influential newspaper at the time.
29 1999 The TSX Venture Exchange, a public venture capital marketplace for emerging companies, was established in Calgary, Alberta, with offices in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal.

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