Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
January 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia





The earliest in British North America was that of Nova Scotia, whose first meeting was held, 1758, in a grammar school house in Halifax. That of Prince Edward Island dates from 1773; of New Brunswick from 1786; of Lower Canada, 1792, held in the chapel of the bishop's palace at Quebec; of Upper Canada, 1792; of Vancouver Island, 1856; of British Columbia, 1867; of the Dominion, 1867.


Source : Lawrence J. BURPEE, The Oxford Encyclopaedia of Canadian History, London and Toronto, Oxford University Press, 1926, 699p., p. 351.

© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College