1804 in Canada
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Events from the year 1804 in Canada.
- October 8 - HMS Speedy sinks during snowstorm
- David Thompson works in Peace River country.
- Lewis and Clark start up the Missouri River.
- Merger of the North West Company and XY Fur Companies. The XY Company is absorbed by the North West Company.
- 1,400 American ships are fishing off Labrador and in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
- The earliest Fraktur paintings appear in Lincoln County, Ontario.
- Russians return to Sitka and attack Kiksadi fort on Indian River. Russians lose the battle, but Natives are forced to flee. Baranov re-establishes trading post.
- Locks are placed at Coteau, the Cascades and at Long Sault.
Full date unknown
- McTavish Column completed
- February 29 - Antoine Plamondon, artist (d.1895)
- May 12 - Robert Baldwin, politician (d.1858)
- December 13 - Joseph Howe, Premier of Nova Scotia (d.1873)
- July 6 - Simon McTavish, fur trader and dealer in furs, militia officer, office holder, landowner, seigneur, and businessman (b.1750)