A Timeline of the Future - Part I - events before the show
Posted in Discussing the Show, 1 year ago
SPOILERS From The First TEN Episodes
c1973 Carlos Fonnegra born (conjecture, based on actor’s age).
by 1982 Carlos Fonnegra born (Showcase website)
c1987 Mark McGuinn born (1-08, “Playtime”).
c1990 Yvonne Ducelle born (1-08, “Playtime”).
c1992 Jason from 2077 arrives back in Vancouver, waking up in a fishery on the waterfront. He thought that he was the only one who made it through from 2077. He is put in a “nuthouse” (1-10, “Endtimes”).
by 1994 Carlos Fonnegra’s family left Columbia (when he was a kid) with several other families who had kids, including Alicia Fuentes. They eventually made their way to Canada. Carlos Fonnegra, Alicia Fuentes, and James “Jim” Martin grew up together (1-07, “The Politics of Time”).
c1994 Jason and the other residents of his “nuthouse” are squeezed by the government out onto the street. Jason is forced to survive on his wits ever since (1-10, “Endtimes”).
c1995 Alec Sadler born to Ann Sadler (1-01, “A Stitch in Time”).
Lily Jones, daughter of Jim and Allison Jones, and future grandmother of Kiera Cameron, born(1-05, “A Test of Time”).
c1997 Jason begins working on assembling a working time machine, buts lacks certain futuristic alloys for some components (1-10, “Endtimes.”)
By 1999 Heather Axelrod had been a real jock in high school (gymnastics, women’s lacrosse), went to the University of Alberta on a sports scholarship. Jim Martin married Heather Axelrod (1-07, “The Politics of Time”).
2002 In Seattle, fertility specialist Dr Ted Gibson released the names of his premium donors (including a Nobel prize runner up) to some of his patients and then charged extra for their services. This case was later settled and records sealed (1-03, “Wasting Time”).
2003 Tendyne Systems started up, founded by Gabrielle Cosgrove, CEO (1-08, “Playtime”).
2007 Martin Ames and Meslissa Dobeck were professors in the same university department before they left to form their own companies. They had developed six proprietary patents, including one covering the development of thermal anti-neutrons. They pioneered nanomaterials for antimatter containment. After they split, Ames got all of the patents (1-04, “Matter of Time”).
Tendyne made the Silicon Valley 150 (SV150) index and had double-digit growth ever since (1-08, “Playtime”).
2010 The world’s banking industry nearly collapsed due to some questionable business practices. The governments bailed them out; no corporate CEO faced charges; instead, they walked away with millions (1-06, “Time’s Up”, and contemporary accounts).
c2010 BC farmer Roland Randol had a clean record. Vickerdale Enterprises bankrupted Roland Randol. He begins holding anti-corporation rallies (1-09, “Family Time.”)
by 2012 Alec Sadler’s father - a genius who made a lot of money creating all manner of technical wizardry – died (Showcase website). One theory he had was mitotic circuitry, which was like electronic stem cells, common nanotubes for structure, with millions of microweaves (1-04, “Matter of Time”).
Matthew Kellog’s great-grandfather in Vancouver dies, leaving behind a wife and daughter with bills to pay (1-04, “Matter of Time”).
Carlos Fonnegra had a couple friends who attended Faber College. Carlos Fonnegra attended John J for law enforcement; police work was all he ever wanted to do (1-03, “Wasting Time”).
Francis Hall, a tattoo artist and anarchist in Vancouver, is found guilty of break and enter and vandalism (1-06, “Time’s Up,” prior to events of the episode).
The Amalgamated Transport and Shipping Union (ATSU), the biggest union in Canada with almost 300,000 workers; controls a pension worth billions of dollars. Post investigative reporter Alicia Fuentes was always dissing ATSU president Nelson Barnes, saying that he was in the pocket of management, ignoring the welfare of his constituents (1-07, “The Politics of Time”).
Tendyne Systems is a computer game company specializing Massively Multiplayers, First Person Shooters, and real-time combat simulations. Its CEO, Gabrielle Cosgrove, is one of Betty Robertson’s heroes. The FDA pulled Torsion energy drink from the shelves; remaining product was to have been destroyed. The remaining inventory was actually secretly bought up by Gabrielle Cosgrove (1-08, “Playtime”).
c2012 Alec Sadler invents “liquid chip” technology (1-01, “A Stitch in Time”).
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