Elsie MacGill courtesy of Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation
The queen of the hurricanes. Elsie MacGill’s life was one of firsts: the firstwoman in Canada to earn a degree in electrical engineering; first woman in the world to be awarded a master’s degree...
March 24, 2017
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Inuit man trying on snow goggle invention in an arctic landscape
On March 17, Innovation150 launched a national public awareness campaign to celebrate Canadian innovation for the country’s 150th anniversary. Airing on national and regional broadcasters...
March 07, 2017
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Person dumping two pills from a pill bottle onto their hands
The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer helps pharmaceutical companies develop new therapies that will reduce healthcare costs and save lives. This year alone, it is estimated that...
February 28, 2017
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The Britannia Mine was home to many innovative thinkers when it came to overcoming the challenges the Company faced over the years. Perhaps the most profound innovators at Britannia was A.C. Munro....
April 26, 2017
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Believing there is a more sustainable way to farm, this Canadian company turns farm waste into natural gas and organic fertilizers. In 2010, Fraser Valley Biogas was the first facility in North...
April 26, 2017
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What if one environmental issue could be used to address another? What if one of the greatest environmental concerns today – increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide levels – could be lessened by...
April 26, 2017
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