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

Joseph-Armand Bombardier

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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

Reginald Fessenden

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).

Louis Riel

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

John Cabot

First to draw a map of Canada’s East Coast.

Lord Durham

Recommended that Upper and Lower Canada be merged and given responsible
government.

Rick Hansen

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.

Terry Fox

Began a cross-country run, the “Marathon of Hope,” to raise money for cancer research.

Gerhard Herzberg

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.

Donovan Bailey

Became a world record sprinter and double Olympic gold medallist.

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