WINNIPEG — Manitoba changed governments for the first time this century on Tuesday, as Manitoba’s political landscape change to a hue of Tory blue.
Voters elected Brian Pallister as their new premier, putting an end to Greg Selinger and the NDP, who were in power for 17 years.
A lot has happened since the Tories were last in power in 1999. You can now connect to the Internet without having to use dial-up, you can make a bill payment without having to stand in a long line at the bank, and phone books aren’t really applicable.
Here’s a look back at what was happening the last time the Tories were in government.
Ricky Martin was Livin’ La Vida Loca.
Fight Club was one of the top movies of the year.
Friends and Seinfeld were still on television.
The music sharing website, Napster was launched.
Y2K was the cause of a lot of anxiety and excitement.