This section takes a closer look at a collection of inventions spanning 100 years of innovation in Alberta. We
offer a representative selection of inventions that will provide you with
a broad understanding of the economic and industrial growth in the
province and the ingenuity and creative spark of Albertans.
From simple to complex, from obscure to revolutionary, the inventions detailed here have almost
invariably been created to remedy a problem. Often these inventions have been directed at
immediate and local concerns. Others have been developed to solve
universal problems. A number of creations have accompanied a long-term
vision of Alberta's economic and social future.
Many of the profiled inventions are the achievements of the past,
while others represent contemporary efforts. See the unending progression
of creation and creative excellence in Alberta as you explore this
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