Chronology of Catholic Dioceses:Canada

See a list of abbreviations used in this list. See also our listing of current ecclesial jurisdictions.

0100-0200
Rouen - France
Regarding Victoria in Vancouver Island:
1622
England (AV, establised by the "Propaganda Fide" in Rome) - England
1688
London District of England (AV, new name, previously England AV) - England
1784
United States of America (AP, detached from London District of England AV) - USA
1789
Baltimore (D, and new name, previously United States of America AP) - USA
1843
Oregon (AV, established from Baltimore and Québec) - USA

1658
New France (AV, detached from Rouen) - Canada
1674
Québec (D, and new name, previously New France) - Canada
1784
Newfoundland (AP, de facto detached from Québec, formally from England - Vicariate of London AV) - Canada
1795
Saint John's, Newfoundland (AV, detached from Newfoundland AP) - Canada
1817
Nova Scotia (AV, detached from Québec) - Canada
1819
Upper Canada (AV, detached from Québec) - Canada
1819
Québec (AD) - Canada
1826
Kingston (D, and new name, previously Upper Canada) - Canada
1829
Charlottetown (detached from Québec) - Canada
1836
Montréal (detached from Québec) - Canada
1841
Toronto (detached from Kingston) - Canada
1842
Halifax (D, and new name, previously Nova Scotia AV) - Canada
1842
Saint John in America (detached from Québec) - Canada
1843
Victoria in Vancouver Island (AV, detached from Oregon AV) - Canada
1846
Victoria in Vancouver Island - Canada
1844
Arichat (detached from Halifax) - Canada
1844
Nord-Ouest (AV, detached from Quebec) - Canada
1844
Québec (Metr.) - Canada
1846
Victoria in Vancouver Island - Canada
1847
Bytown (detached from Kingston) - Canada
1847
Nord-Ouest - Canada
1847
Saint John's, Newfoundland - Canada
1851
Saint Boniface (new name, previously Nord-Ouest) - Canada
1852
Halifax (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Québec) - Canada
1852
Saint-Hyacinthe (detached from Montreal, and from Québec) - Canada
1852
Trois-Rivières (detached from Québec) - Canada
1856
Hamilton (detached from Toronto) - Canada
1856
Harbour Grace (D, and new name, previously Newfoundland AP) - Canada
1856
London (detached from Toronto) - Canada
1858
Harbour Grace-Grand Falls (new name, previously Harbour Grace) - Canada
1859
Sandwich (new name, previously London) - Canada
1860
Chatham (detached from Saint John in America) - Canada
1860
Ottawa (new name, previously Bytown) - Canada
1862
Athabaska Mackenzie (AV, detached from Saint-Boniface) - Canada
1863
British Columbia (AV, detached from Victoria in Vancouver Island) - Canada
1867
Rimouski / Saint-Germain de Rimouski (detached from Québec) - Canada
1869
London (new name, previously Sandwich) - Canada
1870
Toronto (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Québec) - Canada
1871
Saint Albert (detached from Saint-Boniface) - Canada
1871
Saint-Boniface (Metr.) - Canada
1871
Western Newfoundland (AP, detached from Saint John's, Newfoundland) - Canada
1882
Northern Canada (AV, detached from Kingston) - Canada
1874
Sherbrooke (detached from Trois-Rivieres, from Saint-Hyacinthe, and from Québec) - Canada
1878
Chicoutimi (detached from Québec) - Canada
1882
Golfe Saint-Laurent (AP, detached from Rimouski) - Canada
1882
Peterborough (D, and new name, previously Northern Canada AV) - Canada
1882
Pontiac (VA, detached from Ottawa, and from Trois-Rivieres) - Canada
1885
Nicolet (detached from Trois-Rivieres) - Canada
1886
Antigonish (new name, previously Arichat) - Canada
1886
Montréal (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Québec) - Canada
1886
Ottawa (Metr.) - Canada
1889
Kingston (Metr.) - Canada
1890
Alexandria in Ontario (detached from Kingston) - Canada
1890
New Westminster (D, and new name, previously British Columbia AV) - Canada
1891
Saskatchewan (AV, detached from Saint-Boniface) - Canada
1892
Valleyfield (detached from Montréal) - Canada
1892
Western Newfoundland (AV) - Canada
1898
Pembroke (D, and new name, previously Pontiac VA) - Canada
1901
Athabaska (AV, new name, previously Athabaska-Mackenzie AV) - Canada
1901
Mackenzie (AV, detached from Athabaska-Mackenzie AV) - Canada
1903
Victoria / Victoria in Vancouver Island (AD) - Canada
1904
Saint John's, Newfoundland (Metr.) - Canada
1904
Joliette (detached from Montreal) - Canada
1904
Saint George's (D, and new name, previously Western Newfoundland AV) - Canada
1904
Sault Sainte Marie (detached from Peterborough) - Canada
1905
Golfe Saint-Laurent (AV) - Canada
1907
Prince-Albert et Saskatoon (D, and new name, formerly Saskatchewan AV) - Canada
1908
Vancouver (Metr. and new name, previously New Westminster D) - Canada
1908
Victoria / Victoria in Vancouver Island (D) - Canada
1908
Temiskamingue (AV, detached from Pembroke) - Canada
1908
Yukon and Prince Rupert (AP, detached from Mackenzie) - Canada
1910
Keewatin (AV) - Canada
1910
Regina (detached from Saint Boniface) - Canada
1912
Edmonton (Metr., and new name, previously Saint Albert D) - Canada
1912
Calgary (detached from Saint Albert) - Canada
1912
Canada [Ukr.] (Ord.) - Canada
1913
Mont-Laurier (detached from Ottawa) - Canada
1915
Haileybury (D, and new name, previously Temiskamingue AV) - Canada
1915
Regina (Metr.) - Canada
1915
Winnipeg (AD) - Canada
1915
Northern Ontario (AP, detached from Haileybury) - Canada
1920
Northern Ontario (AV) - Canada
1921
Saint Peter-Muenster (Abb., detached from Prince Albert) - Canada
1922
Gaspé (detached from Rimouski) - Canada
1924
Saint John, New Brunswick (new name, previously Saint John in America) - Canada
1925
Baie d'Hudson (AP, detached from Keewatin AV) - Canada
1927
Grouard (AV, new name, previously Mackenzie AV) - Canada
1930
Gravelbourg (detached from Regina) - Canada
1931
Baie d'Hudson (AV) - Canada
1933
Prince-Albert (new name, previously Prince-Albert et Saskatoon) - Canada
1933
Saint-Jean-de-Québec (detached from Montréal) - Canada
1933
Saskatoon (detached from Prince-Albert) - Canada
1936
Moncton (Metr., detached from Chatham, and from Saint John, New Brunswick - both dioceses then belonging to the Metropolitan Province of Halifax) - Canada
1936
Nelson (detached from Vancouver) - Canada
1938
Amos (detached from Haileybury) - Canada
1938
Baie James (AV, detached from Haileybury, and from Northern Ontario AP) - Canada
1938
Bathurst in Canada (new name, previously Chatham) - Canada
1938
Hearst (D, and new name, previously Northern Ontario AV) - Canada
1938
Timmins (new name, previously Haileybury) - Canada
1944
Edmundston (detached from Bathurst in Canada) - Canada
1944
Prince Rupert (AV, detached from Yukon and Prince Rupert AV) - Canada
1944
Whitehorse (AV, new name, previously Yukon and Prince Rupert AV) - Canada
1945
Golfe St-Laurent (now also given territory from Chicoutimi) - Canada
1945
Kamloops (detached from Vancouver) - Canada
1945
Labrador (AV, detached from Baie d'Hudson, from Golfe Saint-Laurent, and from Le Havre) - Canada
1946
Rimouski (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Québec) - Canada
1948
Central Canada [Ukr.] (ApEx, and new name, previously Canada - Ord.) - Canada
1948
Western Canada [Ukr.] (ApEx) - Canada
1948
Eastern Canada [Ukr.] (ApEx) - Canada
1948
Saint Paul in Alberta (detached from Edmonton) - Canada
1951
Canada (Mil.Ord.) - Canada
1951
Edmonton [Ukr.] (ApEx, new name, previously Western Canada, ApEx) - Canada
1951
Manitoba [Ukr.] (new name, previously Central Canada ApEx) - Canada
1951
Saint-Jérôme (detached from Montréal, and from Ottawa, and from Mont-Laurier) - Canada
1951
Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière (detached from Québec) - Canada
1951
Saskatchewan [Ukr.] (ApEx, detached from Central Canada [Ukr.]) - Canada
1951
Sherbrooke (Metr.) - Canada
1951
Toronto [Ukr.] (ApEx, new name, previously Eastern Canada -ApEx) - Canada
1952
Fort William (detached from Saint Boniface, and from Sault Sainte Marie) - Canada
1953
Yarmouth (detached from Halifax) - Canada
1956
Edmonton [Ukr.] - Canada
1956
Saskatoon [Ukr.] (Ep., and new name, previously Saskatchewan) - Canada
1956
Toronto [Ukr.] - Canada
1956
Winnipeg [Ukr.] (AD and new name, previously Manitoba ApEx) - Canada
1958
Saint Catharines (detached from Toronto, and from Hamilton) - Canada
1960
Hauterive (new name, previously Golfe St-Laurent) - Canada
1963
Hull (detached from Ottawa) - Canada
1964
Grand Falls (new name, previously Harbour Grace-Grand Falls) - Canada
1967
Churchill (D, and new name, previously Baie d'Hudson AV) - Canada
1967
Grouard-McLennan (Metr. and new name, previously Grouard AV) - Canada
1967
Keewatin-Le Pas (Metr., and new name, previously Keewatin AV) - Canada
1967
Labrador-Schefferville (D, and new name, previously Labrador AV) - Canada
1967
Mackenzie-Fort Smith (D, and new name, previously Mackenzie AV) - Canada
1967
Moosonee (D, and new name, previously Baie James AV) - Canada
1967
Prince George (new name, previously Prince Rupert AV) - Canada
1967
Whitehorse - Canada
1968
Churchill - Baie d'Hudson (new name, previously Churchill) - Canada
1970
Thunder Bay (new name, previously Fort William) - Canada
1973
Rouyn-Noranda (detached from Timmins) - Canada
1974
New Westminster [Ukr.] (detached from Edmonton) - Canada
1976
Alexandria-Cornwall (new name, previously Alexandria in Ontario) - Canada
1980
Canada [Gr.-Melk.] (ApEx) - Canada
1980
Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto [Slov.-Byz.] - Canada
1981
United States and Canada [Arm.] (ApEx) - USA
1982
Gatineau-Hull (new name, previously Hull) - Canada
1982
Saint-Jean - Longueuil (new name, previously Saint-Jean-de-Québec) - Canada
1982
Saint-Maron de Montréal [Mar.] - Canada
1984
Saint-Saveur de Montréal [Gr.-Melk.] (D and new name, previously Canada ApEx) - Canada
1986
Baie-Comeau (new name, previously Hauterive) - Canada
1987
Labrador City-Schefferville (new name, previously Labrador-Schefferville) - Canada
1990
Gatineau-Hull (Metr., was part of the Metropolitan Province of Ottawa) - Canada
1998
Gravelbourg (suppressed, territories joined to Regina and to Saskatoon) - Canada
1998
Saint Peter-Muenster (suppressed, territory joined to Saskatoon) - Canada
2005
Gatineau (new name, previously Gatineau-Hull) - Canada
2007
Saint George's (suppressed, territory joined to Corner Brook and Labrador) - Canada
2007
Labrador City-Schefferville (suppressed, territory joined to Corner Brook and Labrador, to Amos, and to Baie-Comeau) - Canada
2007
Corner Brook and Labrador (territory from previous jurisdictions of Saint George's, and from Labrador City-Schefferville) - Canada
2015
Apostolic Exarchate for the Syro-Malabars - Canada
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