Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Signal
ISBN: 077105095X
Size: 31.15 MB
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Above all, the book explores what goes on in the mind of an innovator, and maps the incredible spectrum of personalities that have struggled to improve the lot of their neighbours, their fellow citizens, and their species.

Innovation Nation

Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Tundra Books (NY)
ISBN: 0735263019
Size: 10.71 MB
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This young readers edition of Ingenious focuses on 50 kid-friendly Canadian innovations that changed the world, from canoes to whoopie cushions, chocolate bars to Pablum.

The Idea Of Canada

Author: David Johnston
Publisher: Signal
ISBN: 0771050771
Size: 58.54 MB
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A collection of letters written by Governor General David Johnston that outline his thoughts about what makes Canada unique in the world.

Innovation And Its Enemies

Author: Calestous Juma
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190467037
Size: 37.76 MB
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Innovation and Its Enemies identifies the tension between the need for innovation and the pressure to maintain continuity, social order and stability as one of today's biggest policy challenges.

Born Digital

Author: Urs Gasser
ISBN: 1458725448
Size: 27.26 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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In Born Digital, leading Internet and technology experts John Palfrey and Urs Gasser offer a sociological portrait of these young people, who can seem, even to those merely a generation older, both extraordinarily sophisticated and ...

Forged In Crisis

Author: Nancy Koehn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501174444
Size: 46.44 MB
Format: PDF
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Presents a portrait of five extraordinary figures--Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson--to illuminate how great leaders are made in times of adversity and the diverse skills they ...

Canadian Failures

Author: Alex Benay
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459740440
Size: 51.50 MB
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Canadian Failures gathers experts at the top of their field, all of whom have grappled with failure, including astronaut Robert Thirsk; Olympic gold medalist, wrestler Erica Wiebe; and Tom Jenkins of OpenText Corporation.

You Might Be From Canada If

Author: Michael de Adder
Publisher: Macintyrepurcell Publishing, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781772760637
Size: 13.18 MB
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You Might Be From Canada If... is an examination of Canada at 150 by one of the country's great satirists/cartoonists.

The Promise Of Canada

Author: Charlotte Gray
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476784698
Size: 11.88 MB
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An award-winning writer casts her eye over 150 years of Canadian history. “Our country owes its success not to some imagined tribal singularity but to the fact that, although its thirty-five million citizens do not look, speak or pray ...

Now You Know Canada

Author: Doug Lennox
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 9781459739420
Size: 61.28 MB
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Just in time for Canada’s 150th birthday comes this collection of the best in Canadian questions and answers, covering history, famous Canadians, sports, word origins, geography, and everything in between.