Canada Firsts

Happy Canada Day friends! Here are some Canadian firsts to be proud of!

Gym teacher James Naismith invented basketball, beginning at first with peach wicker baskets!

Dr. Wilder Penfield discovered the brain area that triggers epileptic seizures

Joe Shurster created Superman

Alice Munro was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013!

Sir Sanford Fleming invented standard time in 1884

Canada Post gave Santa Claus has his own postal code here…HOHOHO

Caramilk bars are created in Canada.

Soldier Harry Colebourn donated a bear named Winnie to the London Zoo and from that came the A.A. Milne stories about Winnie-the Pooh.

Happy Canada Day friends.. We have lots to share about our Canada.

All the neighbors were filled with awe, and throughout the hill country of Judea people were talking about all these things. (Luke 1:65, NIV)

Prayer- Lord as we celebrate our nation’s history, we also celebrate and give thanks for your blessings on our Canada. Amen

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