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Upper Canada:

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, province (2001 pop. 11,410,046), 412,582 sq mi (1,068,587 sq km), E central Canada. Land and People

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Upper Canada

1. History (from 1791--1841) the official name of the region of Canada lying southwest of the Ottawa River and north of the lower Great Lakes
2. (esp in E Canada) another name for Ontario
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Northern Ontario now has a population larger than the 400,000 in Ryerson's Upper Canada. Our region is radically different from Ryerson's southern agricultural society.
Henry Hare; Upper Canada Land Petitions "H" Bundle 4, 1798; RGI, L 3, Vol.
(Upper Canada) Fibreshed gives us a chance to connect with people in the city that might not know that we're out here, raising sheep and producing excellent, hardy wools with many applications."
By showing without question that people of Upper Canada participated in the market economy, and doing so by accessing retail accounts, McCalla succeeds in showing that there is still much that historians can do to challenge the traditional narrative even by using traditional sources.
Upper Canada's "Palace of Government" located on Palace Street in York (now Front Street in Toronto) was completed in 1796 and held sessions of the Legislature right up until the invasion by United States forces on April 27, 1813 during the War of 1812.
Before the outbreak of the American Revolution, "practically no white settlement had taken place" in the territory that would become Upper Canada (Gentilcore and Wood 32).
The Law Society of Upper Canada alleges that just $319,067.82 or less than 10 percent of Abuzour's $3.6 million is left in the Heydary Hamilton trust fund and that Heydary himself is being investigated for "misappropriation, mishandling trust funds, and failing to comply with a court order."
One or two letters extant suggest that Brock was not at all happy with his commander and shared his feelings with trusted friends in Upper Canada. In particular Brock was appalled at Prevost for not appreciating the need to keep the First Nations onside and preserve control of Upper Canada.
Feltoe, a living history re-enactor, brings a uniquely intimate perspective to this account of the Volunteer Battalion of Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada, who defended their country when the US declared war on British-controlled Canada in 1812.
The furniture of Upper Canada on display reflects English, American, and German influences (both continental and Pennsylvania-German).