11th century in Canada
Events from the 11th century in Canada
985 - 1014 - Viking Explorations. Norsemen
, including Erik the Red
and Leif Ericson
, set up outposts in North America
and encounter Inuit
, and Micmac
c. 1000: Thule people arrive in Nunavut.
c. 1000: Leif (the Lucky) Ericson reaches L'Anse aux Meadows, in Newfoundland.
c. 1000: The land that would become Canada supports 300,000 native people.
c. 1007: Gudrid (born in Iceland around 950) gives birth to a son, Snorri, the first European child born in North America.
c. 1014: The first European colony in North America is established at L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland.