Citizenship Canada Test Flashcards - Canada’s History - People
Canada has given the world some of its greatest inventions. Here's a look at important and influential Canadians, in no particular order. All citizenship Canada test questions are taken from the most recent 'Discover Canada' book.
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Sir John A. Macdonald
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Canada’s first Prime Minister
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Invented the snowmobile, a light-weight winter vehicle.
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
First leader of a responsible government in Canada in 1849
Sir Wilfrid Laurier
First French-Canadian Prime Minister
Contributed to the invention of radio, sending the first wireless voice message in the world.
Alexander Graham Bell
Hit on the idea of the telephone at his summer house in Canada.
Sir Sandford Fleming
Invented the worldwide system of standard time zones.
Sir Arthur Currie
The greatest Canadian soldier in the First World War
Lieutenant-Colonel John Graves Simcoe
Upper Canada’s first Lieutenant Governor
and founder of the City of York (now Toronto).
Considered by many to be the father of Manitoba
Sir Frederick Banting and Charles Best
Sir Frederick Banting of Toronto and Charles Best discovered insulin, a hormone to treat diabetes that has
saved 16 million lives worldwide
First to draw a map of Canada’s East Coast.
Recommended that Upper and Lower Canada be merged and given responsible
Circled the globe in a wheelchair to raise funds for spinal cord research.
Sir George-Étienne Cartier
The key architect of Confederation from Quebec. A railway lawyer, Montrealer.
Began a cross-country run, the “Marathon of Hope,” to raise money for cancer research.
Won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1971, "for his contributions to the knowledge of electronic structure and geometry of molecules, particularly free radicals".
Dr. John A. Hopps
Invented the first cardiac pacemaker, used today to save the lives of people with heart disorders.
Sir Leonard Tilley
Suggested the term Dominion of Canada in 1864.
Became a world record sprinter and double Olympic gold medallist.
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