1881 census also says he was born Quebec.
1871 census gives birthplace as Quebec as well. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/1871-ontario/00...
1852 census St Polycarpe, Vaudreil County, Quebec
Louis, cultivator, b Polycarpe, Presbyterian, 31
Murdoch, as above, 22
Malcolm, as above, 20
May, as above, 27
Nancy, as above, 25
Florey, as above, 17
Christy, as above, 15
The birthdays are the age as of the next birthday.
This is from a pay site but the census is being transcribed by volunteers on www.automatedgenealogy.com
It may be transcribed.
Know nothing about Quebec vital stats.