Université de Saint-Boniface

George Brown – journalist, politician, future Father of Confederation, and namesake of Toronto’s George Brown College – is born on November 29.

The Convention of 1818 establishes the 49th parallel as part of the border between Canada – then British North America – and the United States.

The first official Royal St John’s Regatta – thought to be the oldest continuing sporting event in North America – takes place in St John’s, Newfoundland.