In honor of Canada Day, here is a list of some of the inventions that the world can thank Canada for!   Fun trivia for the elderly!
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In honor of Canada Day, here is a list of some of the inventions that the world can thank Canada for!

1 Automatic Postal Sorter Maurice Levy in 1957
2 Dry Ginger Ale John A. McLaughlin in 1907
3 Alkaline Battery Lewis Urry in 1954
4 Paint Roller Norman James Breakey in 1940
5 Ice Hockey Invented in Windsor, Nova Scotia
6 Egg Carton Joseph Coyle in 1911
7 IMAX Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroiter & Robert Kerr in 1967
8 The Pager Alfred J. Gross in 1949
9 Trivial Pursuit Game C. Haney & Scott Abbott in 1979
10 Green Back currency Ink to make US dollar green - Thomas Sterry in 1862
11 Baggage Tag John Michael Lyons in 1882.
12 The Wonderbra Louise Poirier in 1963
13 Standard time Sandford Fleming in 1883, accepted worldwide in 1929
14 Motorized Wheelchair George Klein in 1952
15 Garbage Bags Harry Vasylyk and Larry Hansen in 1950
16 Snow blower Arthur Sicard, 1925
17 Instant Mashed Potatoes Edward Asselbergs, 1962
18 Walkie-Talkie Donald Hings, 1942
19 Zipper Gideon Sundback, 1913
20 Electric Oven Thomas Ahern, 1892

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Heather 4th Jun 2019 Recreation Programmer
Don't forget Penicillin and basketball! Ca
Canadian living and working in Senior Services in the USA
Sheila 19th Jun 2014 Occupational Therapist
Wow what an amazing list! Thanks
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