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  • Federal

    Census Divisions and Subdivisions, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The main map shows the location and extent of census divisions and subdivisions as of 1961. The second map shows the same information for the most populous regions of Ontario and Quebec at a larger scale of 1:5...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Census Divisions, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The main map shows the location and extent of census divisions as of 1961. The second map shows the same information for the most populous regions of Ontario and Quebec at a larger scale of 1:5 000 000. These...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    Distribution of Population, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for 1961 by census division. Supplementary charts show the percentages of rural population, urban population in places with populations of 5000 or more and urban populations that are...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Origin of the Population 1911 Maritime Provinces and Quebec, Ontario and Quebec

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows two maps. The first map shows the origin of the population in Ontario and western Quebec, circa 1911. The second map shows the origin of the population in Eastern Quebec and the Maritime Provinces, circa 1911. A...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    The Search for a Northwest Passage and Exploration of the Eastmain 1742 to 1749

    In the period 1742 to 1749, the British renewed their search for a northwest passage. Part of this involved exploring the « East Main » – the eastern shore of Hudson and James Bays. Four exploration routes are shown: Middleton (1742), Mitchell and Longland (1744), Moor and Smith (1747) and Coats...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Territorial Evolution, 1898

    The District of Yukon is separated from the Northwest Territories to become Yukon Territory with the boundaries as assigned to the district in 1895. The boundaries of Quebec are extended northward to the Eastmain River. Canada’s long and diversified settlement history is reflected in the two...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Territorial Evolution, 1880

    In 1880, Canada acquires title to the Arctic Islands that become part of the Northwest Territories. Canada’s long and diversified settlement history is reflected in the two distinct patterns of boundaries that differentiate between eastern and western Canada.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Territorial Evolution, 1897

    Boundaries are changed in 1897 for the districts of Franklin, Keewatin, Mackenzie, Ungava and Yukon. Canada’s long and diversified settlement history is reflected in the two distinct patterns of boundaries that differentiate between eastern and western Canada.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Exploration of the Rivers to James Bay 1671 to 1686

    Exploration in the period 1671 to 1686 was dominated by the return of the intendant, Jean Talon, to New France. In order to keep out the English and promote the fur trade to Montréal, he encouraged a series of expeditions, including exploration of the rivers flowing into James Bay. This map shows...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    • other
  • Federal

    Territorial Evolution, 1876

    The District of Keewatin is formed from part of the Northwest Territories in 1876. Canada’s long and diversified settlement history is reflected in the two distinct patterns of boundaries that differentiate between eastern and western Canada.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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