Inventing Canada

Inventing Canada

100 Years of Innovation

Book - 1997
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Roy Mayer profiles some of Canada's most significant inventors and their varied inventions. We meet Tim Collings, inventor of the V-chip; Howard Dill, the Nova Scotia farmer who developed seeds that grow the world's biggest pumpkins; and many others.
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : Raincoast Books, c1997
ISBN: 9781551921136
Branch Call Number: 609.2271/MAY 4565nf 2
Alternative Title: Java jolts the hi-tech highways : James Gosling
Cognos : where business intelligence was born : Mike Potter
Communications luminary : Michael Cowpland
The heartsaver : Tofy Mussivand
The pacemaker saga : John Hopps
The anywhere, two-minute blood analysis device : Imant Lauks
The man who invented basketball : James Naismith
The cradle of hockey : Nova Scotia
Making hockey safer : Tom Pashby
Canada's heaven-scent creation : Michel Germain
Reinventing nature's beauty : Thor Grundell
The legend of snow country : Joseph-Armand Bombardier
Making the airways safer : Jerry Wright
Turning up the heat : Thomas Ahearn
Canada's great forgotten inventor : Reginald Fessenden
Tuning out bad TV : Tim Collings
Transmitting information by light : Ken Hill
The Canadian Industrial Design Innovatioin Centre : Frank Phripp
A huge new energy source : Alan and Gerald Vowles
Easing pain with hot grain : Audrey McQuarrie
A landmarc in saving lives : Carla Hansen
The ideal housesitter : Robert Simmons
Saving babies : Wendy Murphy
A portable hole in one : Paul Wilson
Freeway first-aid : Michael Joyce
Defeating winter's ravages : Jim Beaudoin
Adapting to a family's future needs : Avi Friedman
Turning rapeseed into pure gold : Burton Craig and Keith Downey
Pharmaceuticals from plants : Maurice Moloney
Atlantic giants : Howard Dill
What Canadian board game entertains zillions around the world? : Chris Haney and Scott Abbott
The bluff master : Paul Toyne and Laura Robinson
Electronic music to our ears : Hugh Le Caine
Creating computer animation : Nestor Burtnyk
Chronology of 100 notable Canadian innovations
High-technology innovation
The Canadian Advanced Technology Association 1997 Innovation Awards
Canadian Nobel Laureates
The Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame
The Canada Council for the Arts 1997 Killam Prize Winners
The 1996 Manning Awards


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