MAK­ING TRACKS

Kayak (Canada) - - FEATURE STORY -

1830

Canada’s first rail­way opens in Pic­tou, N.S., for car­ry­ing freight only

1836

Canada’s first pub­lic rail­way opens in Que­bec

1853

The Grand Trunk Rail­way be­tween Mon­treal and Port­land, Maine be­comes North Amer­ica’s first cross-bor­der rail­way

1867

Con­fed­er­a­tion: New Brunswick, Nova Sco­tia, Que­bec and On­tario join to cre­ate Canada

1871

Bri­tish Columbia joins Con­fed­er­a­tion af­ter be­ing promised a rail­way to the rest of Canada

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