Digital Chart of the World

The Digital Chart of the World was started in 1992 and released in 2006 was a cooperative effort between cartography organizations in Canada, United States, Australia and Great Britain. Continue reading

Humane Treatment of Soldiers and Civilians in Wartime – AKA Geneva Conventions

International agreements on the Humane Treatment of Soldiers and Civilians in Wartime were signed at the first Convention Continue reading

Three Heads of State to meet online

When the internet was just a baby, 3 Heads of state of 3 countries met online for 10 minute chat, on January 17, 1996. Continue reading

An International Commercial Telephone call made between Canada and the United States of America

Finally on July 1st 1881, Canada could call the USA, and thanks goes to National Bell Telephone Company of the State of Maine. Continue reading

James Gordon Bennett Jr.

James Gordon Bennett Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett Sr., who emigrated from Scotland. Continue reading

United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General

Named to the post of Deputy Secretary-General position in January 1998, was former Deputy Minister of National Defence, Louis Frechette. Continue reading

New Zealand Nuclear-Free Zone

New Zealand in 1984 established a National Nuclear-Free Zone. Continue reading

International Congress of Comparative Law met in Paris, France

Those who attended the International Congress of Comparative Law in Paris, France, in 1900, proposed an international law code to be used by national legislatures. Since then a general code of international law has yet been implemented. The laws are very slow to change. Continue reading

International Testing of the AIDS Vaccine

Canada was one of three (3) countries (USA and Thailand being the other two) to be able to test the AIDS Vaccine on humans. Continue reading

Internet hosts exceeded 10,000

1987 was the year of which Internet hosts exceeded 10,000 Continue reading