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Sixty creative, innovative and sometimes mind-boggling contributions Canadians have made to the world.
Written by Canada’s History Staff
Eleven creative and innovative contributions Canadians have made in the area of sports and leisure.
Folks in our country have come up with lots of odd, innovative, and downright zany ways to transport goods and people.
Seven creative and innovative contributions Canadians have made in the culinary world.
There’s no doubt about it: Canada has produced some awesome inventions. Here are the stories behind our favourites.
Ten creative and innovative contributions Canadians have made to our daily lives.
Fear not, travellers! Your adventures out on the high seas need not be dangerous — that is, if you bring the right luggage.
Medical director Joseph Workman believed that 50 per cent of his alleged “lunacy” cases were curable at home. But with this half-built facility so close at hand, local officials found it a convenient place to drop off their criminals, misfits and troublemakers.
For a comprehensive look at how people met the challenges of communicable disease before the age of modern medicine, watch this three-part video series.
When Serqualouk started laying out the lines of foundations that year he put a bend in them. It wasn't much, but still – a bend.
The Europeans relied on surveying instruments to chart their journeys. One important instrument was the sextant.