THIS WEEK IN his­tory

Sackville Tribune - - OP-ED -

– Mi’kmaq of She­diac, Poke­mouche and Mi­ramichi agree to the 1760 Treaty of Peace and Friend­ship, as a re­newal of the agree­ments of 1725 and 1749 – re-af­firm­ing Mi’kmaq hunt­ing and fish­ing rights.

– Fa­ther of Con­fed­er­a­tion, Sir Sa­muel Leonard Til­ley, dies in Saint John. New Brunswick’s most in­flu­en­tial politi­cian, Til­ley crafted the prov­ince’s en­try into Con­fed­er­a­tion and played an im­por­tant role in the de­vel­op­ment of Canada’s po­lit­i­cal sys­tem.

– At the age of

24, Pierre-amand Landry is first elected to the House of As­sem­bly,

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