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The Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada was the legislature for the Province of Canada, which consisted of the former provinces of Lower Canada, then known as Canada East and later the province of Quebec, and Upper Canada, then known as Canada West and later the province of Ontario. It was created by The Union Act of 1840. Canada East and Canada West each elected 42 members to the assembly. A legislature is a type of representative deliberative assembly with the power to adopt laws. ... Note: for information about Canadas present-day provinces, see Provinces and territories of Canada. ... Map of Lower Canada (green) Lower Canada was a British colony on the lower Saint Lawrence River and the shores of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence (1791-1841). ... Bold textBold textBold textBold textItalic textItalic textndigbvsikdbkgbsdxchcgsidgfvkdskgvbsdlkioktgirbeirnbijuiogppsfgbsikgbvhregiyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyygfhdjbdhdc bvcbfghjfh ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Flag Map of Upper Canada (orange) Capital Newark 1792 - 1797 York 1797 - 1841 Language(s) English Religion Church of England Government Constitutional monarchy Sovereign  - 1791-1820 George III  - 1837-1841 Victoria Lieutenant-Governor See list of Lieutenant-Governors Legislature Parliament of Upper Canada  - Upper house Legislative Council  - Lower house Legislative... Canada West was the western portion of the former Province of Canada from 1841 to 1867. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (de facto) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076... The Act of Union passed in July 1840 and proclaimed February 10, 1841, abolished the legislatures of Lower Canada and Upper Canada and established a new political entity the Province of Canada to replace them. ...


The first session of parliament began in Kingston in Canada West in 1841. Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel. ...


The second parliament and the first sessions of the third parliament were held in Montreal. On April 25, 1849, rioters protesting the Rebellion Losses Bill burned the parliament buildings. The remaining sessions of the third parliament were held in Toronto. Subsequent parliaments were held in Quebec City and Toronto, except for the last session in 1866 of the eight and final parliament, which was held in Ottawa, the capital chosen for the Dominion of Canada. Nickname: City of Mary Motto: Concordia Salus Coordinates: Country Canada Province Québec Founded 1642 Established 1832  - Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area [1] [2]    - City 185. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Rebellion Losses Bill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Motto : « Don de Dieu feray valoir Â» (I shall put Gods gift to good use) Site in the province of Quebec Official logo Country  Canada Province Québec Agglomeration Quebec City Statute of the city Capitale-Nationale Administrative Region Capitale-Nationale Constitution date 1833 Geographical code 24 23027 Founder Foundation... Motto: Advance Ottawa/Ottawa en avant Location of the City of Ottawa in the Province of Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Established 1850 as Town of Bytown Incorporated 1855 as City of Ottawa Amalgamated January 1, 2001 Government  - Mayor Larry OBrien  - City Council Ottawa City Council  - Representatives 8...


The British North America Act of 1867 divided the Province of Canada into the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, each province having its own Legislative Assembly, as well as representation in the Parliament of Canada. The Constitution Act, 1867 (formerly called the British North America Act, 1867, and still known informally as the BNA Act), constitutes a major part of Canadas Constitution. ... The Parliament of Canada (French: Parlement du Canada) is Canadas legislative branch, seated at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. ...


List of Parliaments

  • 1st Parliament of the Province of Canada 1841-1843
  • 2nd Parliament of the Province of Canada 1844-1847
  • 3rd Parliament of the Province of Canada 1848-1851
  • 4th Parliament of the Province of Canada 1852-1854
  • 5th Parliament of the Province of Canada 1854-1857
  • 6th Parliament of the Province of Canada 1858-1861
  • 7th Parliament of the Province of Canada 1861-1863
  • 8th Parliament of the Province of Canada 1863-186

The 8th Parliament of the Province of Canada was in session from 1863 to July 1866. ...

References

  • Upper Canadian politics in the 1850's, Underhill (and others), University of Toronto Press (1967)

External links

  • Ontario's parliament buildings ; or, A century of legislation, 1792-1892 : a historical sketch
  • Assemblée nationale du Québec (French)

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Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (328 words)
The Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada was the legislature for the Province of Canada, which consisted of the former provinces of Lower Canada, then known as Canada East and later the province of Quebec, and Upper Canada, then known as Canada West and later the province of Ontario.
Subsequent parliaments were held in Quebec City and Toronto, except for the last session in 1866 of the eight and final parliament, which was held in Ottawa, the capital chosen for the Dominion of Canada.
The British North America Act of 1867 divided the Province of Canada into the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, each province having its own Legislative Assembly, as well as representation in the Parliament of Canada.
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