All events for 1860 – 1869
July 1, 1867
In the new country of the Dominion of Canada, English and French are both officially permitted in Parliament.
Industrialization and railway construction make this a period of prosperity for the province.
The college is built in the heart of the heart of Old Québec, on the former site of an old defensive structure called the Royal Redoubt, which served as a military barracks and then a prison before being demolished to make way for the current building.
The Quebec legislature adopts Chapter 16 of the Statutes of the Province of Quebec, an education provision for the English-speaking minority
The new bill grants additional privileges in education for the Anglo-Protestant minority.