1902 in Canada

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Events from the year 1902 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]


Historical documents[edit]

Laurier cabinet member praised as "Finance Minister of surpluses, high wages and general prosperity"[2]

North-West Territories official says rapidly developing N.W.T. could become Canada's dominant province[3]

Copper and nickel miners live in pollution-devastated landscape near Sudbury, Ontario[4]

Western farmers form grain growers association to oppose corporations and "wheat blockade"[5]

Immigrants arrive in Saskatchewan and enjoy megabushel first harvest of wheat[6]

Entomologist on pest control with crude petroleum, potash-and-fish-oil (either in solution) and hydrocyanic acid gas in fumigation tents[7]

Young mission doctor captains medical ship through storm on Strait of Belle Isle[8]

Lucy Maud Montgomery gives tips to beginning photographers[9]


  1. ^ Tidridge, Nathan (15 November 2011). Canada's Constitutional Monarchy. Dundurn. p. 235. ISBN 978-1-55488-980-8.
  2. ^ "The Fielding Banquet; An Account of the Dinner Given by the Liberals of Nova Scotia(....)" Accessed 23 January 2020
  3. ^ "Provincial Status;(...)The North-West 'Asks For Nothing Unreasonable'(....)" Regina Leader (January 23, 1902), pg. 5. Accessed 23 January 2020
  4. ^ James Lumsden, Through Canada in Harvest Time[....] (1903), pgs. 315-17
  5. ^ "A Grain Growers' Association Formed At Indian Head" Regina Leader (January 9, 1902), pg. 5. Accessed 22 January 2020
  6. ^ Canadian Pacific Railway, Home Life of Women in Western Canada (1907), pgs. 24-5 Accessed 23 January 2020
  7. ^ "Insects, Fungous Diseases–Treatments" (March 20, 1902), Appendix to the Thirty-Seventh Volume of the Journals of the House of Commons, pgs. 55-61. Accessed 15 August 2021
  8. ^ Cluny Macpherson, "A Bad Night in the Straits of Belle Isle" Dr. Cluny Macpherson Notebook 2, pgs. 51-8. Accessed 23 January 2020
  9. ^ "Cynthia," "Around the Table; Photography as a Hobby" Halifax Daily Echo (May 12, 1902). Accessed 23 January 2020