Legacy

  • Jacques Cartier was the first person to document the name Canada. The name derives from the Huron-Iroquois term “Kanata” – meaning “village”.  Cartier used this name in order to describe Stadacona region, the river and the land surrounding it.
  • Place Jacques-Cartier – major street in the Vieux Port, Montreal
  • Jacques Cartier River in Quebec, Canada.
  • Jacques Cartier Bridge in Canada.

 

 

Jacques Cartier Square, 1900

 

 

Jacques Cartier Square today

 

 

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Jacques Cartier Bridg

 

 

Jacques Cartier River