Pathfinders

Pathfinders

Canadian Tributes

Book - 1994
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Publisher: Mississauga, ON : Heirloom Publishing, c1994
ISBN: 9780969424727
0969424728
Branch Call Number: 920.071/PAT
Additional Contributors: Humber, Charles J.
Alternative Title: Canadian Corporate achievers
Edward Samuel Rogers : plugging in the world
Wilder Graves Penfield : mapping the brain
John E. (Jack) Hammell : giving wings to prospectors
Ice hockey : creating Canada's game
Adam Beck : the power behind electrical power
Hollywood stars : the original Canadian 3-peat
H. R. MacMillan : Pacific timber baron
Before Edison : two Canucks beat Edison to the light bulb
Omond Solandt : insightful interpreter of scientific research
Harry Botterell, John Counsell, and Al Jousse : revolutionaries in spinal cord injury management
Wallace Rupert Turnbull : a most prolific genius
Charles Fenerty : paper maker
Stephen Leacock : monarch of wit
Dr. James Naismith : inventor of basketball
James Y. Murdoch : creative mining executive
Thayer Lindsley : visionary mining developer
Nickel : serving the world
The underground railway : the hidden road to freedom
Gordon Murray : the story of heparin
The electron microscope : the travelling the unknown world of inner space
Franc R. Joubin : finding new wealth for nations
Northrop Frye : world-leading literary theorist
Adelaide Hutner Hoodless : visionary social reformer
Jean Vanier : changing the world one heart at a time
Charles Saunders : the wheat that won the West
Gratien Gélinas : in the tradition of Chaplin and Molière
Hugh MacLennan : dramatizing Canadian culture
Wilfred G. Bigelow : from cooling hearts to pacing them
L. M. Montgomery : Anne of Green Gables
Lester B. Pearson and the United Nations as Peacekeepers : planting seeds for world peace
Joseph-Armand Bombardier : creator of the snowmobile
Hans Selye : understanding stress
Maple syrup : thousand-year-old recipe
Trivial pursuit : "what mighty contests rise from trivial things"
Alexander Graham Bell : at Brantford and Baddeck
Bernard Lonergan : honoured thinker
Pierre Beauchemin : mining Quebec's Klondike
Women's rights : women liberating men
Ring champions : Dixon, Burns, McLarnin and Langford
Thomas "Carbide" Willson : inventing the acetylene torch
William Thornton Mustard : giving life to "Blue babies"
Harold Elford Johns : creating a bomb of a different kind
Clifford Sifton : opening Canada's breadbasket to the world
Samuel Cunard : merchant prince of the oceans
Marshall McLuhan : oracle of the electonic age
Kenneth Colin Irving : industrial caesar
Glenn Gould : keyboard genius
William Maxwell Aitken : Lord Beaverbrook is at his very best when things are at their very worst
Elizabeth Arden : creator of beauty
Battle of Amiens and Gen. A. W. Currie : a greater triumph..
William Edmond Logan : he formed a rock group and toured the country
Paul-Émile Cardinal Léger : living the servant principle
Frederic Newton Gisborne : linking continents by cable
Oscar Peterson : Maharajah of the piano
Norman McLaren : innovative film genius
Abraham Gesner : lighting up the Nineteenth century
Gustave Gingras : a travelling salesman for rehabilitation
William Olser : international doctor
Andrew McNaughton : scientist, military commander, and diplomat
John McLennan : pioneering Canadian physicist
Yousuf Karsh : greatness exposed
John Peters Humphrey : creating a Magna Carta for mankind
Maude Abbott : pioneering heart research
The McIntosh Apple : Canada's "Big Apple"
John Tuzo Wilson : master of plate tectonics
Joseph B. Tyrrell : peer of Darwin, Huxley, and Agassiz
Thomas Charles Longboat : world champion Iroquois marathoner
Festivals : three stages in Canadian life
Leslie McFarlane : the ghost of the Hardy boys
Joseph E. Atkinson : publisher for social reform
The Massey legacy : farming the world
Edward "Ned" Hanlan : Canada's first international sports hero
Canada's bush pilots : eagles of the North
Frederick Tisdall & pablum : saving the children
The Hospital For Sick Children : for the love of children
Mohanwk skywalkers : walking on air
Norman Bethune : the spirit of absolute selflessness
Paul Peel : artist with poetic paintbrush
Billy Bishop VC : warrior knight of the air
Pauline Johnson : bridging cultures
Louis Cyr : the strongest man in the world
Reginald Fessenden : "...greater than Marconi..."
Gilles Villeneuve : Canadian sporting legend
Sandford Fleming : Canada's first renaissance man
John McCrae : "...lest we forget..."
Canadian comic creators : Superman, Tarzan, and Prince Valiant
Québec wood sculpture : a triple-century tradition
Georges-Édouard Desbarats : pictures for the press
Insulin : saving millions of lives worldwide

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