CANADIAN INVENTIONS

 

Dr. John Andraos, 2003 - 2012

Department of Chemistry, York University
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ONTARIO M3J 1P3, CANADA

For suggestions, corrections, additional information, and comments please send e-mails to c1000@careerchem.com

http://www.chem.yorku.ca/NAMED/

 

INVENTOR

YEAR

INVENTION

PATENTS/REFERENCES

AHEARN, THOMAS

1892

ELECTRIC COOK RANGE (OVEN)

CA39916 (1892-08-20)

AHEARN, THOMAS

1892

ELECTRIC HEATER

CA39506 (1892-07-27)

CA38976 (1892-05-18)

ALLEN, TERRY M.

1979

NON-REJECTED LIPOSOMES FOR DRUG DELIVERY

Arthritis & Rheumatism 1979, 22, 599

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 1991, 88, 11460

J. Pharmacol. Exp. Therap. 1983, 226, 539

Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1991, 1068, 133

Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1981, 643, 346

ANDERSON, ALEXANDER

1856

POTATO DIGGER

 

ARNEY, DONALD

1986

HELICOPTER FIREFIGHTING BUCKET

US4474245 (1984-10-02)

CA1232889 (1988-02-16)

CA1231311 (1988-01-12)

ARTHUR, PAUL; ZLAMALIK, BRANIMIR

1967

PICTOGRAPHS FOR PUBLIC SIGNAGE

 

ASSELBERGS, EDWARD A.

1966

INSTANT MASHED POTATOES

US3260607, SE306001 (1966-07-12)

AVRO C-102

1950

FIRST COMMERCIAL JET AIRMAIL

 

BAIN, BARBARA

1960

BONE MARROW COMPATIBILITY TEST

Blood 1962, 20, 424

BANTING, SIR FREDERICK; MACLEOD; BEST, H.; COLLIP, J.

1923

INSULIN DISCOVERY

US1469994 (1923-10-09)

Am. J. Physiol. 1922, 62, 162

Am. J. Physiol. 1922, 62, 559

Brit. Med. J. 1923, Pt1, 8

Can. Med. Assoc. J. 1922, 12, 141

Can. Med. Assoc. J. 1991, 145, 1281

Science 1937, 85, 594

J. Lab. Clin. Med. 1922, 7, 251

J. Lab. Clin. Med. 1922, 7, 464

BELL, ALEXANDER G.; BALDWIN, CASEY

1922

HYDROFOIL BOATS

US1410875, US1410876 (1922-03-28)

BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM

1889

PHONOGRAPH/GRAMOPHONE

 

BELL, ALEXANDER GRAHAM

1876

TELEGRAPHY

US174465 (1876-03-07)

US178399 (1876-06-06)

BERLINER, EMILE

1897

PHONOGRAPH/GRAMOPHONE

CA55079 (1897-02-24)

CA55078 (1897-02-24)

US637197 (1899-11-14)

US637196 (1899-11-14)

US689349 (1901-12-17)

US689350 (1901-12-17)

US692502 (1902-02-04)

US715003 (1902-12-02)

CA79836 (1903-03-24)

BLACHUT, THEODORE J.; COLLINS, STANLEY

1965

STEREO-ORTHOGRAPHY MAP MAKING SYSTEM

US3692405 (1972-09-19)

BOMBARDIER, JOSEPH ARMAND

1922

SNOWMOBILE(SKIDOO)

CA367104 (1937-06-29)

CA405584 (1942-06-23)

BREAKEY, NORMAN J.

1946

PAINT ROLLER

US2545700 (1951-03-20), GB613188 (1946-06-14)

BROWN, ALAN; TISDALL, FREDRICK F.; DRAKE, THEODORE G.F.

1931

PABLUM

Can. Med. Assoc. J. 1931, 22, 166

CA333423 (1933-06-20)

CA347978 (1935-02-05)

BROWN, JAMES

1835

WASHING MACHINE

 

BURTON, ELI F.; HALL, CECIL; HILLIER, JAMES; PREBUS, ALBERT

1937

ELECTRON MICROSCOPE

US2392243 (1946-01-01)

US2354263 (1944-07-25)

US2403529 (1946-07-09)

US2272843 (1942-02-10)

CA447315 (1948-03-16)

CA445638 (1947-06-10)

US2417110 (1947-03-11)

US2330888 (1943-10-05)

Can. Med. Assoc. J. 1940, 42, 116

BURTYK, NESTOR; WEIN, MARCELI

1969

KEY FRAME ANIMATION

 

CADENHEAD, ARTHUR F.G.; MATHESON, HOWARD W.

1922

ACETONE MANUFACTURE FROM ACETYLENE

CA220038 (1922-06-27)

CARROLL, THOMAS

1942

COMBINE HARVESTER EQUIPMENT

CA406550 (1942-08-04)

CA426128 (1945-03-13)

CHALMERS, WILLIAM

1931

POLYMERIZED METHYL METHACRYLATE (PLEXIGLASS)

CA314116 (1931-08-11)

US2087468 (1937-07-20)

CHELL, WALTER

1969

BLOODY CAESAR DRINK

 

CHISHOLM, ALEXANDER MORE

 

SPIRIT LEVEL TO MEASURE ANGLES

 

CLARK, KARL A.

 

HOT WATER PROCESS TO EXTRACT OIL FROM COAL TAR

 

CLUTHE, GEORGE H. MFG. CO.

2001

INTERCHANGEABLE HEAD SCREWDRIVER

US6332384,

CA2342656 (2001-12-25)

COLL, CHARLES

1959

MUSKOL INSECT REPELLANT

 

COLONELLO, DENNIS

1988

ABDOMINIZER

US4752067, CA1256467, AU7536887, AU598281 (1988-06-21)

CONIBEAR, RALPH FRANK

1937

HUMANE FUR ANIMAL TRAP

US2068656 (1937-01-26)

CONNON, JOHN R.

1887

PANORAMIC PICTURE CAMERA

CA30143 (1888-11-07)

CORNELL, ISABELLA

1885

COMPLEXION COSMETIC

CA21088 (1885-02-12)

COTE, GUSTAVE

1966

ROTARY BLOW MOLDING MACHINE

CA745531 (1966-11-01)

COWPLAND, MICHAEL

1974

TONE-TO-PULSE CONVERTER

US3795775,

CA976675 (1974-03-05)

CROTEAU, DIANNE

1989

WONDERBRA

EP0306328 (1989-03-08)

ES2049990 (1994-05-01)

WO9218966 (1992-10-29)

DESBARATS, GEORGES EDOUARD

1869

HALF-TONE ENGRAVING

Galarneau, C. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

DESILETS, DENIS

1970

MAPLE-SAP TAPPING METHOD

 

DOREY, GEORGE B.

1941

RAILWAY CAR BRAKE

US2242994 (1941-05-20)

DOVE, ALLAN B.

1976

ARDOX SPIRAL NAILS

US3977142,

CA1014383 (1976-08-31)

DOW, HERBERT HENRY

1922

PROCESS TO EXTRACT BROMINE

US1406624 (1922-02-14), US1614663 (1927-01-18)

DOWNEY, R. KEITH

1965

RAPSEED TESTING PROCESS

Can. J. Plant Sci. 1974, 54, 215

J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 1969, 46, 121

DUQUET, CYRILLE

1878

TELEPHONE HANDSET

Vaugeois, D. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

ELIAS, LORNE

1990

AMINE VAPOUR DETECTOR

CA1201646 (1986-03-11)

EP0202026 (1986-11-20)

US4701306 (1987-10-20)

CA1266621 (1990-03-13)

ELLIOTT, J.E.

1869

ROTARY RAILROAD SNOWPLOW

 

EVERETT, CHARLES E.

1943

SELF-PROPELLED COMBINE HARVESTER

CA418021 (1944-01-25)

US2310577 (1943-02-09)

FENERTY, CHARLES

1838

NEWSPRINT

Burger, Peter Charles Fenerty and his Paper Invention, PB Publishing Inc.: Toronto, 2007

Punch, T.M. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

FERGUSON, GRAHAME; KROITOR, ROMAN; KERR, ROBERT

1991

IMAX MOVIE SYSTEM

WO9107696 (1991-05-30), CA2003661 (1991-05-30)

FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY

1892

NICKEL AND IRON ALLOY LIGHT BULB LEADS

GB190004803 (1901)

GB190004308 (1900)

FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY

1892

SILICON STEEL ALLOY

 

FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY

1900

WIRELESS RADIO

GB190217707 (1902)

GB190513678 (1905)

GB190513679 (1905)

GB190704710 (1907)

GB190704713 (1907)

GB190807494 (1908)

GB190820466 (1908)

GB190825305 (1908)

GB190917450 (1909)

GB191005133 (1910)

GB191422940 (1914)

US727325 (1903-05-05)

US979144 (1910-12-20)

US1015881 (1912-01-30)

US1141453 (1915-06-01)

US1156677 (1915-10-12)

CA130638 (1911-01-24)

CA134198 (1911-07-04)

Fessenden biography

FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY

1904

RADIO TRANSMITTED VOICE

 

FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY

1905

FIRST TRANS ATLANTIC VOICE TRANSMISSION

 

FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY

1914

SONAR

 

FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY

1914

TRACER BULLETS

 

FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY

1919

FATHOMETER

 

FESSENDEN, REGINALD AUBREY

1927

TELEVISION

 

FIFE, DAVID

1843

RUST-RESISTANT RED FIFE WHEAT

Reeves, T.G.; Cassaday, K. Austr. J. Agr. Res. 2002, 53, 851

Symko, S. From a Single Seed: tracing the Marquis wheat success story in Canada to its roots in the Ukraine, Agriculture and AgriFood Canada, 1999, pp. 12-15

Buller, A.H.Reginald Essays on Wheat, Macmillan: Toronto, 1919

Conners, I.L. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

FLEMING, SIR SANFORD

1878

STANDARD TIME

Creet, M. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

FLOYD, JAMES

1949

JETLINER

 

FORBES, JOHN

1889

SPRING ICE SKATE

CA14013 (1882-01-16)

CA30595 (1889-01-19)

CA30706 (1889-02-25)

CA46523 (1894-07-09)

FOREST, JACQUES ALEXANDRE

1981

MOTORIZED ARTICULATED ARM FOR WHEELCHAIRS

 

FORWARD, FRANK A.S.

1957

HYDROMETALLURGY OF NI AND CU

CA537557 (1957-02-26)

FOULIS, ROBERT

1859

AUTOMATIC STEAM DRIVEN FOGHORN

MacKinnon, C. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

FOXCROFT, RON

1987

FOX 40 WHISTLE

USD555529 (2007-11-20)

WO2008089533 (2008-07-31)

US2011214597 (2011-09-08)

CA2714366 (2011-09-08)

FRANKS, WILBUR ROUNDING

1941

FRANKS ANTI-GRAVITY SUIT

Can. Med. Assoc. J. 1986, 134, 661 (obituary)

FRANKS, WILBUR ROUNDING

1934

CLEANING AIR IN ENCLOSED SPACES

US1982470 (1934-11-27)

CA346784 (1934-12-18)

 

FREDERICK, GEORGE CREED

1928

CREED TELEGRAPH SYSTEM

US1670878 (1928-05-22)

FREEBORN, WALLACE

1948

ROLLER SKATE

CA450991 (1948-09-07)

GALARNEAU, ROLAND

1993

COMPUTERIZED BRAILLE

US5209584,

CA2037388 (1993-05-11)

GANONG, ARTHUR

1910

CHOCOLATE BAR

 

GESNER, ABRAHAM

1846

KEROSENE DISCOVERY

J. Roy. Soc. Med. 1993, 86, 43

Can. Med. Assoc. J. 1976, 115, 1126

Can. Med. Assoc. J. 1948, 59, 384

Russell, L.S. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

GIBSON, WILLIAM WALLACE

1910

TWIN PLANE AIR COOLED ENGINE

US978732 (1910-12-13)

CA129800 (1910-12-13)

FR416254 (1910-10-15)

GB191019204 (1911-02-23)

GISBORNE, FREDRICK NEWTON

1852

UNDERSEA TELEGRAPH CABLE

CA23677 (1886-03-27)

CA23574 (1886-03-09)

CA22780 (1885-11-05)

CA22774 (1885-11-06)

CA19786 (1884-07-14)

CA6607 (1876-09-28)

Quinpool, J. First Things in Acadia: the birthplace of a continent, First Things Publishers Ltd.: Halifax, 1936, pp. 292-299

Jones, G.C.D. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

GOLD, PHIL

1968

CARCINO EMBRYONIC ANTIGEN TEST

CA980691 (1975-12-30), CA964580 (1972-05-16)

GOLD, PHIL

1982

CANCER BLOOD TEST

CH615512 (1980-01-31)

GOSLING, JAMES ARTHUR

1994

JAVA PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE

EP0626635 (1994-11-30)

GOWER, JOHN

1937

JIGER ATV

 

GRIFFITH, T.R.; ORR, JOHN L.

1946

PROPELLOR DE-ICER

US2406367 (1946-08-27), FR916435 (1946-12-05), FR917404 (1947-01-27)

GUILLET, JAMES

1973

UV DEGRADABLE PLASTICS

US3753952 (1973-08-21), US3853814 (1974-12-10), US3811931 (1974-05-21)

HANEY, CHRISTOPHER; HANEY, JOHN; ABBOTT, SCOTT

1987

TRIVIAL PURSUIT

AU6986787 (1987-09-17)

US4736954 (1988-04-12)

EP0237313 (1987-09-16)

HARPHAM, NEIL

1974

SAFETY PAINT

 

HAUTAIN, H.E.T.

1930

STEEL BALL GRINDERS

 

HELAVA, UNO VILHO

1964

ANALYTICAL PLOTTER

US3116555 (1964-01-07)

HENROTEAU, FRANCOIS C.P.

1933

TELEVISION CAMERA

US1903112 (1933-03-28), US1903113 (1933-03-28), US2104862 (1938-01-11), US2146822 (1939-02-14)

HINGS, DONALD L.

1946

WALKIE-TALKIE

US2395049 (1946-02-19)

HOBROUGH, G.

1972

AUTOMATIC IMAGE CORRELATOR

US3687547 (1972-08-29)

HOBROUGH, G.

1974

GESTALT PHOTO MAPPER

US3811011 (1974-05-14)

HOPPS, JOHN A.; BIGELOW, WILFRED G.; CALLAGHAN, J.C.

1950

HEART PACEMAKER

Surgical Forum 1950, 1, 265

Annals Surgery 1950, 132, 531

Annals Surgery 1951, 134, 8

PACE 1978, 10, 142

HOWLETT, LES

1945

MAPPING CAMERA CALIBRATOR

 

HUMPHREY, HAROLD

1972

POLYPUMP LIQUID DISPENSER

US3648902 (1972-03-14)

HUNGERFORD, SAMUEL J.

1929

LOCOMOTIVE THROTTLE VALVE

CA161486 (1915-03-23)

HUNT, THOMAS STERRY

1862

GREEN INK FOR BANKNOTES

 

HUNTSMAN, ARCHIBALD

1929

FROZEN FOOD

 

JARLAN, GERARD E.

1963

PERFORATED BREAKWATER

CA667955 (1963-08-06)

CA753419 (1967-02-28)

GB992216 (1965-05-19)

US3387458 (1968-06-11)

JOHNS, HAROLD

1951

COBALT-60 BOMB

Nature 1951, 168, 1035

Science 1952, 115, 310

KABFLEISCH, HERB

1975

WOOD FEED FOR CATTLE

 

KEEFER BATTERY

1972

KEEFER BATTERY

US3682704 (1972-08-08)

KIRBY, BRUCE; FOGH, HANS; BRUCE, IAN

1971

LASER SAILBOAT

 

KLEIN, GEORGE J.

1952

ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR

 

KLEIN, GEORGE J.

1958

GAS SEPARATOR

CA559873 (1958-07-01)

CA570896 (1959-02-17)

KLEIN, GEORGE J.

1961

SUTURING APPARATUS

CA620096 (1961-05-16)

CA664985 (1963-06-18)

KLEIN, GEORGE J.

1965

STORABLE TUBULAR EXTENDIBLE MEMBER (STEM)

CA720917 (1965-02-11)

KLEIN, GEORGE J.

1996

BIOPSY CATHETER

CA2214112 (1996-09-06)

KONDO, EDWARD S.; JORGENSEN, ERIK; ROY, DIBYENDU N.

1978

TREATMENT FOR SICK ELM TREES

US4075327 (1978-02-21)

LAUKS, IMANTS

1986

SILICON CHIP BLOOD ANALYZER

EP0190005 (1986-08-06)

LAZARIDIS, MIKE

1999

BLACKBERRY DEVICE

US2005048958

(2005-03-03)

LACHANCE, FERNAND

1957

POUTINE

 

LE CAINE, HUGH

1957

ELECTRONIC MUSIC SYNTHESIZER

US2809547 (1957-10-15), US3095466 (1963-06-25)

LEAVER, ERIC W.

1949

AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF MACHINE TOOLS

US2475245 (1949-07-05)

CA464695 (1950-04-25)

LEGGO, WILLIAM AUGUSTUS

1869

HALF-TONE ENGRAVING

Dansereau, B. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

LEMIEUX, RAYMOND U.

1953

SYNTHETIC SUCROSE

JACS 1953, 75, 4118

LEVY, MAURICE

1957

AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE EXCHANGES

CA534838 (1956-12-25)

CA537495 (1957-02-26)

CA539002 (1957-04-02)

CA539003 (1957-04-02)

LOWRY, JOHN D.

 

VIDEO TO DIGITAL CONVERSION ALGORITHMS

CA1005902

EP0099691 (1983-04-07)

US3752906 (1973-08-14)

US3778543 (1973-12-11)

US3804980 (1974-04-16)

LUCAS, HELMUT

1971

ELECTRIC PROSTHETIC HAND

 

LYONS, JOHN MITCHELL

1888

SEPARABLE BAGGAGE CHECK

CA58127 (1897-07-13)

MACPHERSON, CLUNY

1915

MACPHERSON GAS MASK

Cook, T. Material Culture Review Spring 1998, 47, 4

Jones, Simon World War I Gas Warfare Tactics and Equipment, Osprey Publishing Ltd.: Oxford, 2007

Dean, K. Austr. J. Politics History 2007, 53, 392

MARKLE, WILSON

1983

FILM COLOURIZATION

US4862256 (1987-12-01)

MCCOY, ELIJAH

1920

AUTOMATIC MACHINERY LUBRICATOR

US1338385 (1920-04-27)

MCCOY, ELIJAH

187X

RUBBER SHOE HEELS

 

MCCOY, ELIJAH

187X

LAWN SPRINKLER

 

MCCULLOUGH, ERNEST ARMSTRONG; TILL, JAMES

1960

DISCOVERY OF STEM CELLS

Radiation Res. 1960, 13, 115

Radiation Res. 1961, 14, 213

MCCURDY, ARTHUR WILLIAMS

1920

PORTABLE FILM DEVELOPING SYSTEM

US1329785 (1920-02-03), US1347109 (1920-07-20)

MCINTOSH, JOHN

1796

MCINTOSH APPLE

 

MCKEEN, SAMUEL

1854

ODOMETER

 

MCLAUGHLIN, JOHN JAMES

1907

CANADA DRY GINGER ALE

No patent issued; trademark only

Bishop, M.P. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

MCLAUGHLIN, JOHN JAMES

1904

BOTTLE WASHING

FR343076 (1904-05-11)

FR481444 (1916-04-08)

GB190420282 (1904)

MCLENNAN, SIR JOHN C.

1920

EXTRACTION OF HE FROM NATURAL GAS

J. Chem. Soc. 1920, 117, 923

Nature 1920, 105, 747

Nature 1920, 105, 778

Nature 1926, 117, 93

MUNRO, DAN

1932

TABLE TOP HOCKEY GAME

 

MURPHY, WENDY JANE

1990

WEEVAC (PATIENT EVACUATION ENVELOPE)

WO9118576 (1991-12-12)

NAISMITH, JAMES

1892

BASKETBALL

 

NEWCOMB, SIMON

?

AIR CONDITIONING

Jarrell, R.A. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

NOORDUYUN, ROBERT

1936

NORSEMAN BUSH AIRCRAFT

 

NORDINE, PETER J.

1999

SAFETY DEVICE FOR TRUCK WHEELS

CA2245238 (1999-02-18)

PASJACK, STEVE

1957

TUCK AWAY HANDLE BEER CARTON

CA625997 (1961-08-22)

US2850206 (1958-09-02)

PATCH, JOHN

1833

SHIP SCREW PROPELLOR

 

PIDGEON, LLOYD M.

1943

MAGNESIUM PROCESS

US2330143 (1943-09-21), US2387677 (1945-10-23), US2837328 (1958-06-03)

PINKNEY, LLOYD; BASSO, GORDON; MCCAFFREY, FRED

1973

ROADWAY GUARDRAIL

 

PLANTE, JACQUES

1960

GOALIE MASK

 

POIRIER, LOUISE

1971

PUSH-UP BRA (WONDERBRA)

CA877604 (1971-08-10)

POOLE, SUSAN OLIVIA

1959

JOLLY JUMPER

CH364873 (1962-10-15)

BE590094 (1960-10-25)

AT219782 (1962-02-26)

REZLAFF, GEORGE

1955

INSTANT REPLAY (TELEVISION)

 

ROBB, MORSE FRANK

1930

ELECTRIC ORGAN

US1785915 (1930-12-33), US1922397 (1933-08-15)

ROBERTSON, PETER L.

1908

ROBERTSON SCREW

CH49778 (1909-09-25),

DE48628 (1911-06-26)

ROBINSON, W.A.

1868

LOCOMOTIVE BRAKING SYSTEM

 

ROGERS, EDWARD SAMUELS

1925

AC RADIO TUBE

CA264940 (1926-10-12)

CA269205 (1927-03-22)

ROLSTON, NORM

1986

ABLE WALKER

 

RUTTAN, HENRY

1858

AIR-CONDITIONED RAILWAY COACH

Ritchie, T. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

RYAN, THOMAS E.

1909

5-PIN BOWLING

 

SAINT-GERMAIN, JEAN

1950

DISPOSABLE BAG NURSER

 

SAUNDERS, SIR CHARLES E.

1908

MARQUIS WHEAT

J. Agr. Sci. 1908, 3, 218

Genome 2008, 51, 464

Whiteley, W.H. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

SEWELL, RICHARD

1970

OIL SPILL CLEANUP

CA735254 (1966-05-31)

SHARP, SAMUEL

1857

RAILWAY SLEEPER CAR

 

SICARD, ARTHUR

1929

SNOWBLOWER

US1703786 (1929-02-26), US2092536 (1937-09-07)

SIFTON, CLIFFORD SIR

1903

COMMERCIAL MOTION PICTURE

Hall, D.J. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

SIMINOVITCH, D.; BUTLER, J.W.

1967

AGRIFOAM CROP COLD PROTECTOR

 

SKRYPUCH, MARSHA FORCHUK

1986

NURSING MOTHER BREAST PADS

 

SPAR AEROSPACE

1975

CANADARM

 

STEACIE, JOHN B.; WRIGHT, JERAULD G.; DUHAMEL, JEAN-PAUL

1962

POSITION HOMING INDICATOR

CA653435 (1962-04-12)

STEPHENSON, SIR WILLIAM

1924

WIREPHOTO

 

STEVINSON, HARRY T.; MAKOW, DAVID M.

1959

CRASH POSITION INDICATOR

US2959671 (1960-11-08)

CA575533 (1959-05-12)

SUNDBACK, GIDEON

1913

HOOKLESS FASTENER (ZIPPER)

US1060378 (1913-04-29)

THOMPSON, ELAINE

1982

EMULSIFIED RUBBER ASPHALT

CA1136794 (1982-11-30)

THORTON-TRUMP, WALTER E.

1964

DYNASTAT WHEEL

CA688295 (1964-06-09)

US3179016 (1965-04-20)

TIBBETS, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

1842

COMPOUND STEAM ENGINE

 

TOWNSEND, PAM

1992

WATER SKI TRAINING DEVICE

 

TRIMBLE, JAMES W.

1965

FOOTBALL GOALPOST

CA776042 (1968-01-16)

US3516666 (1970-06-23)

TSUI, LAP-CHEE

1989

DISCOVERY OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS GENE

Science 1989, 245, 1059

Science 1989, 245, 1066

Science 1989, 245, 1073

Am. J. Physiol. 1989, 257, L47

TURNBULL, WALTER R.

1922

VARIABLE PITCH AIRCRAFT PROPELLOR

 

URRY, LEWIS F.

1959

ALKALINE BATTERY (DRY CELL)

US2850558 (1958-09-02)

US2707200 (1955-04-26)

CA595551 (1960-04-05)

CA623537 (1961-07-11)

WALTON, JOSEPH O.; MCLELLAN, GEORGE ROBBINS

1893

CAULKING TOOL

CA42627 (1893-04-14)

WASYLYK, HARRY; HANSEN, LARRY

1960

POLYETHYLENE GARBAGE BAG

US3260488 (1966-07-12)

WATTS, WILLIAM

1845

POTATO DIGGER

 

WHELPLEY, JAMES ALFRED

1884

LONG REACH ICE SPEED SKATES

CA3122 (1874-02-20)

CA6221 (1876-06-21)

CA12399 (1881-02-21)

CA34085 (1890-04-11)

WHITEHEAD, LORNE

1988

LIGHT PIPE

US4834495 (1988-11-09)

WILLSON, THOMAS LEOPOLD

1895

CALCIUM CARBIDE

Willson, T.L.; Suckert, J.J. J. Franklin Inst. 1895, 139, 321

Paton, J. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, University of Toronto/U Laval, 2000

WILLSON, THOMAS LEOPOLD

1895

OXYACETYLENE TORCH

CH9887 (1895-08-31)

WILLSON, THOMAS LEOPOLD

1915

SUPERPHOSPHATE FERTILIZER

CH68193 (1915-03-01), DE65382 (1914-06-25)

WILLSON, THOMAS LEOPOLD

1904

SELF-PRODUCING ACETYLENE BUOY

GB190418106 (1904)

GB191000197 (1910)

WILSON, PAUL

1981

HEAT VENT PUTTING HOLE

 

WITTE, THEODORE

1894

CAULKING GUN

 

WOODWARD, HENRY; EVANS, MATTHEW

1874

ELECTRIC LIGHT BULB

US181613 (1876-08-29)

WRIGHT, GEORGE JERAULD

1958

POLAR NAVIGATION SYSTEM

CA537812 (1957-03-05)

US2911143 (1959-11-03)

WRIGHT, JOHN JOSEPH

1883

ELECTRIC STREETCAR

 

YEN, ALLAN; GALT, JOHN; LOCKE, JACK; BROTEN, NORMAN; CHISHOLM, ROBIN

1968

LONG BASELINE INTERFEROMETER

Nature 1967, 215, 38

Monthly Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. 1969, 146, 313

 

References:

 

Wong, D. Canadian Inventions, Innovations, and Inventors

http://hits-r-us.hypermart.net/canadiana/inventor.html

 

http://www.canadianhomeworkshop.com/inventions

 

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Hutchinson, T.

http://www3.sympatico.ca/taniah/Canada/things

 

The Greatest Canadian Invention (aired January 3, 2007 on CBC, hosted by Bob McDonald)

 

Notes:

 

1.      Errors in the above compilations have been corrected and additions made in the present compilation.

2.      Patents can be accessed at European Patent Office, http://worldwide.espacenet.com