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10 THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW WERE INVENTED IN CANADA
1 PEANUT BUTTER- Montreal pharmacist Marcellus Gilmore Edson envisioned his nutty ointment-like product, patented in 1884, as a food option for people who couldn't chew.
2- TRIVIAL PERSUIT Game- What board game was invented in 1979 by Scott Abbott, a Montreal sports editor, and Chris Haney, a photo editor, when they couldn't find all their Scrabble tiles?
3. ODOMETER- Road trips were never the same after 1854, when Nova Scotia inventor Samuel McKeen created a device that measured distance with every revolution of a carriage wheel.
4. EGG CARTON- Newspaper editor Joseph Coyle of Smithers, British Columbia, found an egg-cellent new use for paper in 1911.
5. IMAX- Filmmakers Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroiter, and Robert Kerr and engineer Robert C. Shaw founded IMAX in 1967. Kroiter produced the first IMAX film in 1970.
6. The WALKIE-TALKIE- Don Hings invented what he called the "packset" in 1937. When Canada declared war on Germany two years later, he went to Ottawa to redevelop the device for military use.
7. INSULIN- Toronto scientists Frederick Banting, Charles Best and James Collip didn't actually invent insulin in 1922 ó it's a hormone naturally produced by the pancreas. Instead, they discovered it and learned how it could treat diabetes.
8. INSTANT REPLAY- CBC Television producer George Retzlaff used a kinescope when he created the first-ever Instant Replay in 1955. Not surprisingly, it was during a broadcast of Hockey Night in Canada.
9. ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR- In 1952, engineer George Klein made the world more accessible with a motorized wheelchair
10. The BAGGAGE TAG- John Michael Lyons of New Brunswick changed travel when he invented the first baggage tag in 1882. The revolutionary document contained information about the bag's point of departure, destination, and owner.