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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Canada’s first Prime Minister
Sir John A. Macdonald
Invented the snowmobile, a light-weight winter vehicle.
First leader of a responsible government in Canada in 1849
Sir Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine
First French-Canadian Prime Minister
Sir Wilfrid Laurier
Contributed to the invention of radio, sending the first wireless voice message in the world.
Hit on the idea of the telephone at his summer house in Canada.
Alexander Graham Bell
Invented the worldwide system of standard time zones.
Sir Sandford Fleming
The greatest Canadian soldier in the First World War
Sir Arthur Currie
Upper Canada’s first Lieutenant Governor and founder of the City of York (now Toronto).
Lieutenant-Colonel John Graves Simcoe
Considered by many to be the father of Manitoba
Sir Frederick Banting of Toronto and Charles Best discovered insulin, a hormone to treat diabetes that has saved 16 million lives worldwide
Sir Frederick Banting and Charles Best
First to draw a map of Canada’s East Coast.
Recommended that Upper and Lower Canada be merged and given responsible government.
Circled the globe in a wheelchair to raise funds for spinal cord research.
The key architect of Confederation from Quebec. A railway lawyer, Montrealer.
Sir George-Étienne Cartier
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".
Invented the first cardiac pacemaker, used today to save the lives of people with heart disorders.
Dr. John A. Hopps
Suggested the term Dominion of Canada in 1864.
Sir Leonard Tilley
Became a world record sprinter and double Olympic gold medallist.
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