Place:Canada East, Canada

NameCanada East
TypeFormer province
Located inCanada     (1840 - 1867)
Also located inQuébec, Canada     (1867 - )
See alsoLower Canada, Canadaname of province 1792-1840

From the Act of Union in 1840, when legislatures were established in both provinces of the United Province of Canada, until the Act of Confederation in 1867, the part of Canada now known as Quebec was named Canada East.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Québec.