Further Research

The following is a list of resources that were consulted during the writing of Made in Canada:

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Bohnert, Beth. Canadian Women: Risktakers and Changemakers. Etobicoke: Women Inventors Project, 1993.

Brown, J.J. Ideas in Exile: A History of Canadian Invention. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1967.

Brown. J.J. The Inventors: Great Ideas in Canadian Enterprise. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1967.

Canada. Patent Office. List of Canadian patents, from the beginning of the Patent Office, June, 1824, to the 31st of August, 1872. Ottawa: Gordon Publications and Reproductions, 1979.

Carpenter, Thomas. Inventors: Profiles in Canadian Genius. Camden East: Camden House, 1990.

Charles Legge and Company. Patentees' manual showing how to invent and the manner of securing the invention by letters patent in Canada and foreign countries: containing also the patent, trade mark, design and copy-right laws of the Dominion of Canada with synopsis of patent laws of all countries and cost of patents in each. Montréal: J. Lovell, 1870.

Douglas, Althea, and J. Creighton Doulas. Canadian Railway Records. Toronto: The Ontario Genealogical Society, 2004.

Fiset, Richard, and François Pelletier. Electricity: Record of Canadian Patents, 1824-1891. Québec: Nessy, 1993.

Hegedus, Alannah. Bleeps and Blips to Rocket Ships: Great Inventions in Communications. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2001.

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Mayer, Roy. Inventing Canada: 100 Years of Innovation. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 1997.

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Ridout, John G. Treatise on the patent law of the Dominion of Canada: including the revised Patent act, as amended to date with annotations, the Patent office rules and forms, general forms, and forms relating to practice in the Exchequer court of Canada. Toronto: Rowsell & Hutchison, 1894.

Roos, Arnold E. A Bibliography of the History of Canadian Science and Technology. Ottawa: Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association, 1995.

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Spencer, Beverley. Made in Canada: 101 Amazing Achievements. Toronto: Scholastic Canada, 2003.

Trottier, Maxine. Inventeurs de chez nous. Markham: Éditions Scholastic, 2004.

Wojna, Lisa. Canadian Inventions: Fantastic Feats & Quirky Contraptions. Edmonton: Folklore Publishing, 2005.

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Related Sites

For more information on Canadian patents, please consult the websites listed below.

"The Greatest Canadian Invention." For Teachers. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
www.cbc.ca/inventions/teachers.html (accessed September 27, 2006).

Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)

Industry Canada

Patent Act

Canadian Innovation Centre

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)

Copyright Act

Copyright Policy Branch

Copyright Board of Canada

Trade-marks Act

Industrial Design Act

Integrated Circuit Topography Act