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  • Victoria (1871 - 1917)
    VICTORIA (OTHERWISE VICTOIRE) is one of the people of the confluence: Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc She is the daughter of Louis and Eugenie, that is Louis Clexlixqen, Chief of the Kamloops ...
  • Lucy Dave Casimir (1910 - 1965)
    LUCY DAVE CASIMIR belongs to the Simpcw First Nation, being one of the people of the North Thompson River She is the daughter of David Casimir (Otherwise Dave Tom Kazmar), Chief of the North Thomps...
  • Archibald McLean (1864 - 1881)
    ARCHIBALD MCLEAN (OTHERWISE ARCHIE MCLEAN) Outlaw, Renegade, and one of the Wild McLean Boys: He was executed by hanging at New Westminster in British Columbia, Canada, on 31 January 1881 is the so...
  • Charles McLean (1863 - 1881)
    CHARLES MCLEAN (OTHERWISE CHARLIE MCLEAN) Outlaw, Renegade, and one of the Wild McLean Boys: He was executed by hanging at New Westminster in British Columbia, Canada, on 31 January 1881 is the son...
  • Samuel Leask (1828 - 1906)
    SAMUEL LEASK Hudson's Bay Company Servant 3 June 1828 Sandwick 14 June 1828 [Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, index, FamilySearch] Hudson's Bay Company Biographical Sheets Red River An...

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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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