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The first Parliament of the new Dominion of Canada is opened in Ottawa.

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11/07/1867

The British North America Act had united the provinces of Canada under a single federation and on July 1, 1867, the Dominion of Canada had been officially declared.  Charles Monck, the 4th Viscount Monck, had been appointed the Dominion's first Governor-General then and on this day opened the first Parliament of Canada at Ottawa. (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

James P. Taylor, The Cardinal Facts of Canadian History (Toronto, Canada: The Hunter, Rose Company, 1899), 160.

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