Cool Stuff that Came from Canada (July 2018)

Cool Stuff that Came from Canada (July 2018)

Sometimes we forget that we are home of many famous discoveries and inventions. However, not only have we contributed to the economy, but we have famous people that have joined the entertainment industry as well.

Inventions from Canada

  • The baseball glove
  • Basketball
  • The electric range
  • Electric light bulbs
  • Zippers
  • Electron microscope
  • Plexiglass
  • Antigravity suits
  • Dental mirrors
  • Goalie mask
  • IMAX
  • Pacemakers
  • Paint rollers
  • Pizza delivery
  • Roller skates
  • Snowmobiles
  • Snow blowers
  • Walkie talkies
  • Yahtzee
  • Washing machines

Famous People from Canada

  • Avril Lavigne (singer)
  • Shania Twain (singer)
  • Nelly Furtado (singer)
  • Estella Warren (actress and model)
  • Keanu Reeves (actor)
  • Celine Dion (singer)
  • Alanis Morissette (singer)
  • Jim Carrey (actor and comedian)
  • Jennifer Tilley (actress)
  • Leonard Cohen (musician and composer)
  • Tom Cavanaugh (actor)
  • Michael J. Fox (actor)
  • Dan Akroyd (actor and comedian)
  • Brendan Fraser (actor)
  • Eugene Levy (actor)
  • Howie Mandel (comedian and game show host)
  • Mike Myers (actor)
  • William Shatner (actor)
  • Wayne Gretzky (hockey player)
  • Alex Trebek (game show host)

Now you know a little more about people and inventions that came right from our own country!  We may be young compared to many other countries out there, but we have definitely contributed to the world's economy and entertainment over the years.

Happy birthday, Canada.




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