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Online Records[edit | edit source]

Dominion Lands Act[edit | edit source]

  • In 1869 Canada purchased land from Hudson's Bay Company which included the area that is now Manitoba.
  • In 1872 the Dominion Lands Act was created to encourage settlement.
  • Any male over the age of 21, or any female head of household, could apply for land.
  • There was a $10 fee.
  • The settler was granted 160 acres and had three years to clear at least 40 acres and build a permanent dwelling in order to keep the land.[1]
  • Collections:

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan[edit | edit source]

For Further Reading[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]