Greatest Canadian Inventions


The Top Ten

1 Television - R. Fessenden (1927)

Almost everyone watches TV! - VADERtheIMPALER

2 Insulin - F. Banting and C. Best (1923)

the only thing here that if it wasn't invented, the population would be EXTREMELY LOW. Why? Because many people would die before they had babies. - booklover1

Makes life livable for millions of diabetics. - VADERtheIMPALER


3 Telephone - A. Graham Bell (1889)

Communication would not be the same without it. - VADERtheIMPALER

4 Electric Light Bulb - H. Woodward and M. Evans (1874)

Also the univeral symbol of a good idea! - VADERtheIMPALER

Lights up almost the whole world

5 Canadarm - SPAR Aerospace (1975)

Now there is now a Canadarm 2.. Space high five! - VADERtheIMPALER

6 Alkaline Battery - L. Urry (1959)

You never have enough batteries when you need them! - VADERtheIMPALER

7 Heart Pacemakers - W. Bigelow (1950)

Helping people live much longer lives. - VADERtheIMPALER

8 Wonderbra - Louise Poirier (1964)

Making women comfortable and men drool for years! - VADERtheIMPALER

9 Electron Microscope - E. Burton et al. (1937)

Simply an amazing scienctific tool. - VADERtheIMPALER

10 Standard Time/Time Zones - S. Fleming (1878)

It's funny how long it took for someone to think of this. Especially if you consider how old clocks or even sundials are. - VADERtheIMPALER

The Contenders

11 Electric Wheelchair - George Klein (1952)
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