Canadian Inventions

 
50 Canadian Inventions
From the CBC.ca

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  1. Insulin, Treatment for Diabetes [1921, Frederick Banting, Charles Best]
  2. Telephone [1876, Alexander Graham Bell]
  3. Light Bulb [1874, Henry Woodward, Mathew Evans]
  4. Five Pin Bowling [1908, Thomas F. Ryan]
  5. Wonderbra [1964, Louise Poirier]
  6. Pacemaker [1950, John Hopps, Wilfred Bigelow, John Callaghan]
  7. Robertson Screw, 1908 [Peter Robertson]
  8. Zipper [1913, Gideon Sundback]
  9. Electric Wheelchair [1952, George Klein]
  10. Poutine [1957, Fernand Lachance]
  11. Cobalt-60 “Bomb” Cancer Treatment [1951, Harold Johns]
  12. Java Programming Language [1994, James Arthur Gosling]
  13. Bloody Caesar [1969, Walter Chell]
  14. Canadarm [1975, Spar Aerospace/NRC]
  15. Standard time [1878, Sir Sandford Fleming]
  16. Electron Microscope [1939, James Hillier, Albert Prebus]
  17. Ski-Doo [1922, Armand Bombardier]
  18. BlackBerry [1999, Mike Lazaridis]
  19. Radio Voice Transmission [1900, Reginald Fessenden]
  20. Birchbark Canoe [First Peoples]
  21. Basketball [1892, James Naismith]
  22. Retractable Beer Carton Handle [1957, Steve Pasjack]
  23. UV Degradable Plastics [1971, James Guillet]
  24. Instant Replay [1955, CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada]
  25. Goalie Mask [1959, Jacques Plante]
  26. Marquis Wheat [1908, Sir Charles Saunders]
  27. Pablum [1930, Alan Brown, Theodore Drake, Frederick Tisdall]
  28. Lacrosse [First Peoples]
  29. Electric Oven [1892, Thomas Ahearn]
  30. Steam Fog Horn [1853, Robert Foulis]
  31. Walkie-Talkie [1942, Donald L. Hings]
  32. Alkaline Long-Lasting Battery [1959, Lewis Urry]
  33. Paint roller [1940, Norman Breakey]
  34. Electronic Music Synthesizer [1945, Hugh Le Caine]
  35. WeeVac 6 [1990, Wendy Murphy]
  36. Green Garbage Bag [1950, Harry Wasylyk, Larry Hansen, Frank Plomp]
  37. Snowblower [1925, Arthur Sicard]
  38. Self-propelled Combine Harvester [1937, Thomas Carroll]
  39. Instant Mashed Potatoes [1962, Edward Asselbergs]
  40. Explosives Vapour Detector [1985, Lorne Elias]
  41. Marine Screw Propeller [1833, John Patch]
  42. Plexiglas [1931, William Chalmers]
  43. Key Frame Animation [1969, Nestor Burtnyk, Marcelli Wein]
  44. CPR Mannequin: “ACTAR 911” [1989, Dianne Croteau, Richard Brault]
  45. G-Suit [1941, Wilbur Rounding Franks]
  46. Ardox Spiral Nail [1954, Allan Dove]
  47. Automatic Lubricating Cup [1872, Elijah McCoy]
  48. Crash-Position Indicator-CPI [1957, Harry Stevinson]
  49. Caulking Gun [1894, Theodore Witte]
  50. Separable Baggage Check [1882, John Mitchell Lyons]

  One Response to “Canadian Inventions”

  1. Hey if any of you know any other Canadian inventions and actually can prove it to me, I will mark you down as the contributor.
    -Computerdoc

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