1943 in Canada

"See also:"
1942 in Canada,
other events of 1943,
1944 in Canada and the
Timeline of Canadian history.

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Events

* January 8 - Stuart Garson becomes premier of Manitoba, replacing John Bracken, who had governed for 21 years
* May 11 - J. Walter Jones becomes premier of Prince Edward Island, replacing Thane Campbell
* May 18 - Harry Nixon becomes premier of Ontario, replacing Gordon Conant
* May 23 - William Aberhart, premier of Alberta, dies in office
* May 31 - Ernest Manning becomes premier of Alberta
* July - The 1st Canadian Infantry Division is part of the invasion of Sicily.
* August 4 - Ontario election: George Drew's PCs win a minority, defeating Harry Nixon's Liberals
* August 17 - George Drew becomes premier of Ontario, replacing Harry Nixon
* December 20 - December 27 - Battle of Ortona rages in Italy.

Births

* January 18 - Carl Ray, artist
* January 28 - Paul Henderson, ice hockey player
* February 19 - Art Hanger, politician
* February 27 - Gordon Earle, politician
* March 15 - David Cronenberg, film director
* March 25 - Loyola Hearn, politician
* April 1 - Shirley Render, Manitoba politician
* April 2 - Alan Tonks, politician
* April 3 - Richard Manuel, musician
* May 11 - Nancy Greene, alpine skier
* June 21 - Diane Marleau, politician
* July 12 - Joseph Boutin Bourassa, politician
* July 15 - John Bryden, writer and politician
* July 30 - Jean Friesen, Manitoba politician
* July 31 - Ryan Larkin, animator
* August 9 - Joe Handley, NWT premier
* September 12 - Alain Dostie, cinematographer
* September 13 - Michael Ondaatje, author
* September 19 - Lyle Vanclief, politician
* September 22 - Maurice Baril, General
* September 27 - Randy Bachman, musician
* October 16 - Paul Rose, FLQ leader
* October 24 - Frank Pitura, Manitoba politician
* October 26 - Diane Gerace, high jumper
* November 7 - Joni Mitchell, musician
* November 22 - Yvan Cournoyer, hockey player
* November 27 - Nicole Brossard, poet
* December 13 - Ferguson Jenkins, baseball player
* December 14 - Linda McIntosh, Manitoba politician
* December 29 - Rick Danko, musician
* December 30 - Linda Thom, Olympic shooter
* December 31 - Burton Cummings, singer
* Anne C. Cools, senator

Deaths

* May 23 - William Aberhart, Premier of Alberta, dies in office.
* December 9 - Peter Dmytruk, World War II military hero


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