1806 in Canada
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Events from the year 1806 in Canada.
- Minor trouble arises after 1806 when a governor attempts to anglicize Lower Canada, but he is able to quell dissent if not to achieve his goal.
- Russian-American Company Company collects otter pelts from Alaska to Spanish California.
- Mungo Park killed by natives on Niger River in Africa.
- On return trip John Colter is released from the Lewis and Clark Expedition to join Forrest Hancock and Joseph Dickson (Dixon) to trap the Yellowstone River.
- Le Canadien, a Quebec nationalist newspaper, is founded.
- April 12 - Peter Rindisbacher, painter (d.1834)
- May 6 - Charles Dewey Day, lawyer, judge and politician (d.1884)
- August 12 - George Ryan, politician (d.1876)
- November 2 - Henry Kellett, officer in the Royal Navy, oceanographer, Arctic explorer (d.1875)
- December 9 - Jean-Olivier Chénier, physician and Patriote (d.1837)