THIS WEEK IN history
– 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,