canada 2000's

  • Walkerton tragedy

    Walkerton tragedy
    walkertonStarting May 15, 2000, many residents of the town of about 5,000 began to simultaneously experience blue diarrhea, gastrointestinal infections and other symptoms of E.On May 21, an escalation in the number of patients with similar symptoms finally spurred the region's Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Murray McQuigge, to issue a boil water advisory, warning residents not to drink the water.During the time of the tragedy,
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  • War in afganistan

    War in afganistan
    warThe United States said that they would remove the Taliban regime from power and create a viable democratic state. A decade into the war, the U.S. continues to battle a widespread Taliban insurgency, and the war has expanded into the tribal area of neighboring Pakistan.
  • SARS in Toronto

    SARS in Toronto
    sars First recognized in Toronto a woman who returned from Hong Kong on February 23, 2003 transmission to other persons resulted subsequently in an outbreak among 257 persons in several Greater Toronto Area (GTA) hospitals. After implementation of provincewide public health measures that included strict infection-control practices, the number of recognized cases of SARS declined substantially, and no cases were detected after April 20.
  • Smart phone revoloution (invention of iphone)

    Smart phone revoloution (invention of iphone)
    iphoneSteve Jobs invented the iphone it has a good look its a touch screen phone which makes everything alot easier of anyone from this invention it gave other people ideas of makeing touch screen phones to make them better. apple has over 500,000 "apps" approved by Apple. These apps have diverse functions, including games, reference, GPS navigation, social networking, security, and advertising for television shows, films, and games.
  • Smart phone revolution (ivention of blackberry)

    Smart phone revolution (ivention of blackberry)
    blackberry16/09/08 John McCain at first the blackberry was going to be called the strawberry but the sound of it wasent right BlackBerry devices are smartphones, which are designed to function as personal digital assistants, portable media players, internet browsers, gaming devices, cameras and much more.They also had email and instant messages while maintaining a high level of security through on-device message encryption. BlackBerry was most popular being the proprietary BlackBerry Messenger service.
  • 2010 Vancouver Olympics

    2010 Vancouver Olympics
    olympicsApproximately 2,600 athletes from 82 nations participated in 86 events in fifteen disciplines. Canada clinched first overall in gold medals on the second to last day of competition and became the first host nation since Norway in 1952 to lead the gold medal count.Following Olympic tradition, then Vancouver mayor Sam Sullivan received the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. The flag was raised on February 28,