8 Inventions You May Not Have Known Were Canadian

Oh Sorry, just wanted to show you a few inventions that you may not know are actually Canadian. So, so, sorry.

1. Insulin

Insulin

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Via oxbridgebiotech.com

Created by scientists in Toronto.

2. Basketball

Basketball

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Via jemsbasketball.org

Invented in Massachusetts, by Dr. James Naismith; who happens to be Canadian. They used peach baskets which didn’t have a hole in the bottom. Requiring a man to climb a ladder and retrieve the ball after every basket.

3. The Snow Blower

The Snow Blower

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Via quadivator.com

The man credited with this invention was named Arthur Sicard. It all started in Quebec, so, it’s shocking that it actually worked without complaining constantly.

4. The Caulking Gun

The Caulking Gun

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Via sygmatools.com

This one actually came as a surprise to me. It was invented by a fellow named Theodore Witte.

5. The Egg Carton

The Egg Carton

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Via blogger.com

The egg carton was invented in 1911, in British Columbia. Seeing as it comes from B.C, I assume it was initially meant to carry cocaine.

6. The Garbage Bag

The Garbage Bag

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Via wwdnyc.com

Credited to Harry Wasylyk. A man from my home town of Winnipeg! Unfortunately that leads me to believe he invented it to dispose of a body. We can gloss over that though.

7. SONAR

SONAR

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Via i726.photobucket.com

Created using British money by Robert William Boyle.

8. Ginger Ale

Ginger Ale

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Via glutenfreedomatlanta.com

The drink of sick people here in Canada. It was invented by John J. McLaughlin.

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