1831 in Canada

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Events from the year 1831 in Canada.


Federal government[edit]



  • A charter for a railway, from La Prairie, Quebec to St. John's, is granted; it will be the first railway in Canada.
  • Massive Patriote campaign to petition the king for reforms.
  • Male Jews were extended full political and religious rights.
  • Many African-Canadians were protesting at the time about voting rights, although these weren't granted to them until 7 years later.