Here Are The Top 10 Google Searches In Canada In 2015
A year captured in googling.
Google Canada has compiled
its data to see which trending search results had the highest spike in traffic among Canadians in 2015, as compared to 2014. Here's what they found (and, if you're curious, here's how we compared to overall trends):
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In October, the former NBA star was
found unconscious in a Nevada brothel. He was airlifted to a Las Vegas hospital for treatment. Now in more stable condition, he's been transferred and now being cared for at a hospital in Los Angeles.
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In August, beloved interior decorator and TV personality Chris Hyndman (then a co-host of the afternoon talk show
Steven And Chris) passed away. While there was no official cause of death released, his mother revealed Chris was a sleepwalker, and believed he might have fallen off the terrace of his penthouse apartment.
This mobile and computer game was released in April and quickly became one of the most popular games on the internet. The objective of the game is to "grow a cell by swallowing both pellets and smaller cells," according to their website.
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Both in January and November this year, Paris became the site of terrorist attacks.
Pan Am Games
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Toronto hosted this year's Pan American Games (officially the "XVII Pan American Games"). Over 6,000 athletes came and represented 41 national Olympic committees in North America, making it the largest multi-sport event hosted in Canada as far as number of athletes competing.
Federal Election (#Elxn42)
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While there is no hard data to support it, we suspect "Jose Bautista" and/or "batflip" and/or "butt" may have been other search-related terms.
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