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  • Mary Anne Warpotksva (1811 - 1922)
    MARY ANNE WARPOTKSVA (OTHERWISE MARY ANN SCHETGUN, MARY ANN SCHELAIN, OR INDIAN MARY) is the daughter of Souvouekett. An obituary published in the Kamloops Standard-Sentinel shortly after her death...
  • Honorable Donald Gunn (1797 - 1878)
    HONORABLE DONALD GUNN Hudson's Bay Company Servant at York Factory, 1813-23, educator, scientist, historian, and member of the Legislative Council of Manitoba is the youngest son of William Gunn, t...
  • Jean Gosselin (1666 - 1733)
  • James Ross (1835 - 1871)
    JAMES ROSS (1835-71) Canadian journalist, lawyer, and member of the provisional government established by Louis Riel during the Red River Rebellion of 1869-70 James Ross is the son of Alexander Ros...
  • Alexander Murray (1839 - 1913)
    ALEXANDER MURRAY Canadian politician in the province of Manitoba is the son of James Murray, and his wife, Elizabeth Holmes. He was born at Kildonan on 18 April 1839 and died at St. Charles on 12 M...

The Canadian portal

The Canadian portal is a place to meet other researchers, share information and take part in discussions and find everything available on Geni related to Canada. In addition to the above this portal will also function as a research tool with the links and sources provided on this portal page.

About Canada

Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. Canada is the world's second-largest country by total area, and its common border with the United States is the world's longest land border.

The land that is now Canada has been inhabited for millennia by various Aboriginal peoples. Beginning in the late 15th century, British and French colonial expeditions explored, and later settled, the region's Atlantic coast. France ceded nearly all of its colonies in North America to the United Kingdom in 1763 after the French and Indian War, which was essentially the North American theatre of the Seven Years' War. In 1867, with the union of three British North American colonies through Confederation, Canada was formed as a federal dominion of four provinces. This began an accretion of provinces and territories and a process of increasing autonomy, culminating in the Canada Act 1982.

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