From the big scrapbook of time, here’s a look at Canada in 1984-
|The T. Eaton Company Limited was established in 1869. The retail giant will declare bankruptcy in 1999.
|March 12: King Juan Carlos and Queen Sophia of Spain are in Ottawa. They will be in Canada for a six-day state visit.
|The Terry Fox Story earns six Genies at this year's Genie Awards.
|The six-jointed robotic arm, Canadarm, cost $108 million.
|Lloyd Robertson and Harvey Kirck.
|Canada Post issues a commemorative stamp to mark the visit of the tall ships to Quebec City and 450th anniversary of Jacques Cartier's claim of Quebec for France.
|Rene Jalbert (left) Sergeant at Arms in Quebec's National Assembly is a true hero.
|May 19: Newspaper workers are back at work after a two-month strike against the Vancouver Sun and The Province.
|Canada's spy agency will move into this Ottawa building in 1995.
|GM's Autoplex in Oshawa, Ontario will grow to 930,000 square metres of factory floor space in 2012.
|His Holliness, John Paul II kisses the tarmac upon arriving in Quebec City. The Bishop of Rome will cover 15,000 kilometres during his 12-day visit to Canada.
|October – General Motors workers walk out of the Oshawa plant. The strike will drag on for two weeks.
|The Plymouth Reliant is built by Chrysler Canada workers in Windsor, Ontario. The K-car will be immortalized in song--along with Kraft Dinner--by the band, Barenaked Ladies in 1993 on their If I had a $1000000 album