Khalil Shariff: For Canada 150, what unique gift can we give the world?

Khalil Shariff: For Canada 150, what unique gift can we give the world?Source: Daily Hive by Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada

Canada. We are a country of innovators, creators, and pioneers.

For centuries, we have shared these talents with the world. We all know about Canadian innovations in technology (the Blackberry), cardiology (the pacemaker), and, of course, late-night fast food (poutine).

Some of our other inventions have obvious Canadian roots: snowmobiles, snow blowers, and birch bark canoes. Instant replay in sports broadcasting was first pioneered – where else? – by a producer at Hockey Night in Canada.

We lay claim to basketball, IMAX, and the egg carton, and it seems fitting that the country that gave the world butter tarts also discovered insulin.

But our biggest gift to the world is yet to come.

Read more – Dated: July 17, 2017

 

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