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Month: July 1840

The Union Act, 1840

Click here to view the original document (PDF). 3-4 Victoria, c. 35 (U.K.) An Act to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada [23d July 1840] “Whereas it is necessary that Provision be made for the good Government of the Provinces of Upper Canada and Lower Canada, in such Manner as may secure the Rights and Liberties and promote the Interests of all Classes of Her Majesty’s Subjects within the same: And whereas to this end it is expedient that the said Provinces… Read more The Union Act, 1840