Canada hosts a Land Mine Treaty

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada hosted representatives of over 120 nations for a signing of a Land Mine Treaty on December 3rd, 1997. Continue reading

Guelph, Ontario, Canada a cashless community experiment

In September 1997 an experiment of a cashless community began by Mondex Canada, a subsidiary of Mondex International who had introduced this concept to England 2 years earlier. Continue reading

Breast Cancer: A conference in Canada

Some 600 people from professions such as Health professionals, Activists, Scientists, Breast Cancer Survivors, Environmentalists, and women coping with breast cancer, descended on Kingston, Ontario, Canada, for the World Conference on Breast Cancer, July 13-17, 1997. Continue reading

100 million people connected to the Internet

Title: 100 million people connected to the Internet

In 1997 the internet had 100 million people connected to it. Continue reading

Suspension bridge spanning more than 5000 feet

Completed in 1997, the Great Belt bridge in Denmark became the first suspension bridge to spanning more than 5,000 feet, coming in at 5,328 feet (1,624 meters). Continue reading

Map of Antarctica now in HD

Up until fall of 1997, the Antarctica maps had been very featureless, let alone, no one new what exactly was under that thick ice that covered it all. Continue reading

What do you get when you cross a Llama and a Camel?

Could it be a Llamel? Nope its camas! Well in 1997, the United Arab Emirates set out to answer the question. Continue reading