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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Canada

The history of Canada covers the period from the arrival of Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago to the present day. Prior to European colonization, the lands encompassing present-day Canada were ..... Du Gua led his first colonization expedition to an island located near the mouth of the St. Croix River. Among his ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Canadians

European Canadians are Canadians with ancestry from Europe. They form the largest group within Canada. The French were the first Europeans to establish a continuous presence in ... of the earliest European settlers of what is now Canada, to the point where they no longer feel a connection to their countries of origin.

www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/publications/discover/section-06.asp

Oct 26, 2015 ... Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship ... English settlement did not begin until 1610 ... In 1604, the first European settlement north of Florida was established by French explorers Pierre de Monts and ...

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The first known contact between Europeans and native Canadians occurred in the ... But some historians instead believe that Acadia comes from the Micmac word ... as long as they focused on trade and did not attempt to settle on their land.

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Dec 28, 2016 ... European colonization of present-day Canada began as early as the 10th–11th century, when West Norse sailors explored and briefly settled ...

www.yourlibrary.ca/citizenship/Booklet.pdf

May 31, 2010 ... The first European settlers in Canada came from France. 2. Why did early explorers first come to Atlantic Canada? The early explorers first ...

www.thecanadaguide.com/history/early-history

Once European settlers began arriving in the 16th century, however, North ... You can learn more about Canada's aboriginal people in the First Nations chapter. .... “14th colony,” refused to participate, as did the conquered French subjects of ...

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North America was inhabited when Europeans first officially arrived in the 16th century. ... They arrived as indentured labourers, that is, they did not pay their fare to ... The number of English-speaking settlers in Canada rose rapidly after the ...

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Little did they know that they would discover a whole new world complete with its own unique peoples and riches. ... This began a new era of exploration for Europe. 1494 ... 1541 - Jacques Cartier's 3rd Voyage - First Settlement in Canada.