-From the big scrapbook of time, here’s a look at Canada in 1987--
|The all-new Volvo
740 series gets underway in December in the new assembly plant in Halifax. This
is the Swedish automaker’s third factory in Nova Scotia since it opened up shop
|The Stone Angel will be made into an Oscar-winning movie in 2007.
|February – Fresh coffee always tastes good. The 300th Tim Horton’s opens in Calgary.
|Brian Orser and Brian Boitano.
|This drawing shows the structure of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
April 9: The Supreme Court rules that the right to strike is not guaranteed by the constitution.
|Prime Mnister Mulroney places his signature on the Meech Lake Accord.
|May 3: Sweden mops the floor with Canada for a 9 to 0 victory and the World Hockey Championship. It’s the first time in 25 years that the Nordic nation has beat Canada.
|The Alouettes played home games in the Olympic Stadium.
|Parliament abolished captial punishment on July 14th, 1976. A total of 710 criminals had met their end with the hangman's noose since 1759.
|Hyundai's Stellar is built on a Ford Cortina chassis. The CXL version is sold only in Canada.
|The Premier, built by American Motors in Bramalea, Ontario will now be branded as Eagle since Chrysler has purchased AMC.
|Quebec City's skyline at night.
|August 7: Vicki Keith of Kingston, Ontario swims across Lake Ontario in 56 hours and 13 minutes. Her biggest problem was all the water pollution.
|Chrysler Canada's state-of-the-art super plant in Bramalea, Ontario.
|The Volvo 740 station wagon.
|Lorne Green was the principal newsreader for the CBC. This photo is from 1942.
|Canada Post honoured Ethel Catherwood's Olympic achievement with a stamp in 1966.
|The Honourable Francis Joseph "Frank" McKenna is the 27th Premier of New Brunswick.
|November 1: Rene Levesque is dead of a heart attack in Montreal at the age of 65. He dreamt of an independent Quebec and founded the Parti Quebecois to make Quebec a sovereign nation.
|Glass Tiger is one of the hottest rock, pop and New Wave groups around.
|The first map of the Great Lakes was published in 1688 as part of New France.
|The Queen of Canadian Cuisine reigned over our kitchens for more than 40 years.
November 27: Cowboy Junkies record their classic album The Trinity Session—at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Toronto.
|YTV is a network geared to kids.
|November 29: Vancouver hosts the Grey Cup. Edmonton squeaks by the Toronto Argonauts to win in front of a crowd of 59,478 fans. The final score is 38 to 36. It's the Eskimos' first Grey Cup since 1982.