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Well, here is my unabashed Canadian flag waving moment. Lucy Maud Montgomery's beloved Anne of Green Gables novels about Anne Shirley, the. Anne Shirley, Anne Auf Green Gables, Movies Showing, Movies And Tv Shows, Megan Follows, Tomorrow Is A New Day, Gilbert Blythe, Anne With An E, Kindred Spirits

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery is a story about a red haired girl. Set in PEI, it is known around the world. Montgomery got the idea for the book from a note she wrote as a girl telling a story about an orphan girl ending up in a home where the parents had hoped for a boy

 Dress up (Ernie Coombs) seen with Casey and Finnegan. Every Canadian kid grew up with this Show! Dress up! Canadian Things, Canadian Facts, Canadian History, My Childhood Memories, 1970s Childhood, Kids Shows, Old Tv, The Good Old Days, Back In The Day

American born Ernie Coombs mentored generations of children as Mr Dressup. Along with his tree-dwelling friends Casey and Finnegan, he entertained kids with crafts, songs and outrageous costumes pulled from his Tickle Trunk.

Shady Maple Farms oz Organic Grade A Dark Maple Syrup Glass. But dont just take our word on it. Shady Maple Farms certified organic pure maple syrup is third-party certified, and has been since Organic Maple Syrup, Pure Maple Syrup, Tapping Maple Trees, All About Canada, Cookie Cups, Whiskey Bottle, Perfume Bottles, Container, Handle

Maple Syrup- First Nations were the first to tap maple trees in the spring and concentrate the sugar-rich sap. Colonists caught on, making Quebec the world's top supplier.

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The Bloody Caesar was invented in Calgary Alberta in 1969 by restaurateur Walter Chell to celebrate the opening of a new Italian restaurant in the city. They are usually served with a celery stir stick. I Am Canadian, Canadian Food, Canadian History, Caesar Cocktail, O Canada, Canada Trip, Pickled Olives, Italian Food Restaurant

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Funny story. Well, not that funny. Funny if you think Two and Half Men is funny. You know, good for a mindless chuckle but absolutely lacking in any actual depth. Plays on cliches and stereotypes rather than any inventive humor. As usual, I digress. I should rename this blog "Mel rambles about inconsequential shit, also, she drinks too much". ANYWAY, to get back to the anecdote, recently, when I was temping in the Communications Department of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, the…

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The garbage bag was invented by 3 Canadians working separately who mare credited for bring the innovation to the market in the 1940's and 50's.Harry Wasylyk (Winnipeg) experimented with polyethylene in his kitchen,Larry Hansen (worked Union Carbide) made bags to use in the plant and Frank Plomp (Toronto) sold his to hospitals and offices in the 1950's.

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Inukshuk- a widely recognized symbol of Inuit culture, the stone markers serve a practical purpose in the barren north marking routes, camps and food caches (Meeka) Statues, Stone Cairns, Art Rupestre, Antler Art, Mysterious Places, Canada, Worldwide Travel, Quebec City, Ms Gs

Inukshuk- a widely recognized symbol of Inuit culture, the stone markers serve a practical purpose in the barren north marking routes, camps and food caches.

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Gas mask - Doctor Cluny MacPherson developed the first mask used by British troops in the First World War, a chemical-absorbing fabric hood with with eyepieces.

Jason Voorhees wearing the now-iconic goalie mask. It was made by being molded from a Detroit Red Wings goalie mask. It would become a staple for the . Canadian Things, Canadian Girls, Jason Friday, Canada Hockey, Goalie Mask, Canada Eh, Jason Voorhees, Detroit Red Wings, My Heritage

It is hard to imagine that the Goalie did not wear a Goaltender mask or helmets. In the late 50's Jacques Plante designed his own protective mask but his coach Toe Blake wouldn't let him wear it. By 1959, after having his faced sewed up once again, Plante said he would not return to the ice without it, there were no back-up goalies in those days so Blake relented.Now masks and helmets are mandatory.

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The Wonder Bra was actually designed by a teen about a century ago, those were the days of corsets when women were tied up like hockey skates. But Canadian Louise Poirier is credited with developing the first Wonder Bra in 1964. The bra made women's breasts look fuller without compromising comfort. Eventually it found it's way into the US market where it has been a huge hit ever since.

The device that started it all, the Interactive Pager, introduced the world to thumb keyboards and thumb wheel scrolling to navigate its pixel screen. It ran on the Mobitex data-only network. RIM launched the device in Blackberry Devices, Blackberry Email, Flash Memory, Steve Jobs, Inventions, Evolution, Calendar, Iphone, History

BlackBerry Smart Phones were developed and designed by Canadian company Research in Motion since 1999. RIM is based in Waterloo ON.

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Superman, the man of steel was created by Toronto artist Joe Shuster in 1932, sold to Detective Comics (later DC Comics) and made his first appearance in 1938

The Walkie Talkie was dreamed up by Donald L Hings in the for bush pilots flying between remote sites in the far north of Canada. The device became very popular in the Second World War. Kindness Of Strangers, Love And Basketball, Those Were The Days, Its My Bday, Walkie Talkie, Inventions, Childhood Memories, Zombie Apocalypse, Vintage

The Walkie Talkie was dreamed up by Donald L Hings in the 1930's for bush pilots flying between remote sites in the far north of Canada. The device became very popular in the Second World War.

Robertson_screwdrivers- after seriously gouging his hand with a flat screwdriver Peter Lymburner Robertson said there had to be a better way.He developed a square head that need only one hand and received a patent in Nanaimo Bars, I Am Canadian, Canada Day, Beavers, Inventions, North America, Scenery, Icons, Snow

Robertson_screwdrivers- after seriously gouging his hand with a flat screwdriver Peter Lymburner Robertson said there had to be a better way.He developed a square head that need only one hand and received a patent in 1909.