1905 in Canada

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Events from the year 1905 in Canada.



Federal government[edit]

Provincial governments[edit]

Lieutenant governors[edit]


Territorial governments[edit]


Lieutenant governors[edit]



Arts and literature[edit]


January to June[edit]

July to December[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]


Historical Documents[edit]

Creation of provinces Saskatchewan and Alberta: details and Prime Minister Laurier's announcement[1]

Call for Calgary to become Alberta capital[2]

Socialist Party brochure for Ontario election, with party platform[3]

Mounties report to Ottawa on dance halls and prostitution in Dawson City, Yukon[4]

McGill University principal addresses Canadian Club on role of university in commerce[5]

Description of Peterborough Lift Lock on Trent Canal in Ontario[6]


  1. ^ "Two Provinces Created For The West[....]," Saskatoon Phoenix (February 24, 1905), pg. 1. Accessed 27 January 2020 http://library2.usask.ca/sni/stories/beg11.html
  2. ^ "Mass Meeting Tonight," Daily Herald (February 1, 1905). Accessed 27 January 2020 https://web.archive.org/web/20190123192639/https://folklore.library.ualberta.ca/dspCitation.cfm?ID=136
  3. ^ "Ontario Election Campaign;[...]The Socialist Party to Toronto Workingmen" Accessed 27 January 2020 http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMDC-OHQ-EPHE-C-W-146&R=DC-OHQ-EPHE-C-W-146
  4. ^ "Letter from[...]Royal Northwest Mounted Police, Yukon Territory to[...]Ministor of Interior" Accessed 27 January 2020 https://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn/Website/Classroom%20Materials/Curriculum%20Packets/Klondike/Documents/53.html
  5. ^ W. Peterson, Canadian Essays and Addresses (1915), pgs. 253-66. Accessed 27 January 2020 https://archive.org/stream/canadianessaysad00peteuoft#page/252/mode/2up
  6. ^ "Short Description of the Hydraulic Lock at Peterboro [sic], Ont." (January 14, 1905). Accessed 30 January 2020 http://digitalcollections.trentu.ca/exhibits/birdsall-rogers/zrmdesc.htm