A Proclamation for Uniting the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick into One Dominion under the Name of Canada

This proclamation by Queen Victoria, dated May 22, 1867, declared that as of July 1, 1867, the province of Canada (Ontario and Quebec), Nova Scotia and New Brunswick would be united into on Dominion under the name of Canada. July 1 became known as Dominion Day (now Canada Day). Also included were the names of those summoned to the Senate of Canada. MIKAN 2953839

Queen Victoria
Ontario, CANADA
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