What is the greatest things that we, as Canadians, have invented?

What do you think is the greatest thing that we Canadians have ever created?

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  • Rodica
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Actar 911 CPR Dummy - Dianne Croteau, Richard Brault, and Jonathan Vinden

    Anti-gravity suit - Dr. Wilbur R. Franks

    Automatic lubricators - Elijah McCoy

    Avro Arrow - Royal Canadian Air Force

    Balderdash - Laura Robinson and aul Toyne

    Basketball - Dr. James A. Naismith

    Birchbark canoe - Canada's Natives

    Chocolate bar - James K. Ganong

    Cobalt bomb - University of Saskatchewan and Eldorado Mining and Refining

    Cystic fibrosis gene - Lap-Chee Tsui

    Electric cooking range - Thomas Ahearn

    Electric wheelchair - George J. Klein

    Electron microscope - The University of Toronto

    Explosives and vapour detector - Dr. Lorne Elias

    Five-pin bowling - Thomas E. Ryan

    Football goalpost with single base - Jim Trimble

    Fuller brush - Alfred C. Fuller

    Ginger ale - John J. McLaughlin

    Green garbage bag - Harry Wasylyk

    Green ink - Thomas Sterry Hunt

    Hydrofoil boat - Casey Baldwin and Alexander Graham Bell

    Ice hockey - Members of the Royal Canadian Rifles

    Imax film format - Grahame Ferguson, Roman Kroitor, and Robert Kerr

    Instant food - Dr. Edward Asselbergs

    Insulin - Frederick Banting

    Java - James Gosling

    Jolly jumper - Olivia Poole

    Kayak - Canada's Natives

    Kerosene - Dr. Abraham Gesner

    Lacrosse - Canada's Natives

    Laser sailboat - Bruce Kirby, Ian Bruce, and Hans Fogh

    Light bulb - Henry Woodward (later sold the patent to Thomas Edison)

    McIntosh apple - John McIntosh

    Mobile blood-transfusion service - Norman Bethune

    Newsprint - Charles Fenerty

    Pablum - Doctors T.G.H. Drake, Alan Brown, and Frederick F. Tisdall

    Pacemaker - Wilfred Bigelow

    Paint roller - Norman Breakey

    Panoramic camera - John Cannon

    Pictionary - Rob Angel

    Retractable beer case handle - Steve Pasjac

    Robertson Screwdriver - Peter Lymburner Robertson

    Snow blower - Arthur Sicard

    Snow shoes - Canada's Natives

    Snowmobile - Joseph-Armand Bombardier

    Speed of sound - Dr. George Wong

    Standard time - Sandford Fleming

    Stanley Cup - Lord Stanley of Preston

    Steam foghorn - Robert Foulis

    Stol aircraft - de Havilland Canada

    Superman - Joe Shuster

    Synchronized swimming - The Canadian Royal Lifesaving Society

    Table hockey - Donald Munro

    Telegraph - Frederic Newton Gesborne

    Tipi - Canada's Natives

    Tobaggan - Canada's Natives

    Trivial Pursuit - Chris Haney and Scott Abbott

    Variable pitch propeller - Wallace Rupert Turnbull

    Velcro - George de Mestral

    Walkie-Talkie - Donald L. Hings

    Yachtzee - Edwin S. Lowe

    Zipper - Gideon Sundback

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    1 decade ago


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  • Zak T
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Maple Syrup

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Lockable gates on the border to USA.

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  • 1 decade ago

    I has to be hockey!

    Even the Chinese play it now.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    canadarm, pacemaker, wonderbra

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  • 1 decade ago

    igloos and poutine

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