The National Canadian Innovations

The National Canadian Innovations

Three short documentaries from The National look at Canadian companies thriving despite the current economic downturn. Their secret: embracing today’s new green economy. As auto manufacturing plants begin to rust away, meet the small Mississauga-based company, Electrovaya, that’s creating 100% recyclable portable power packs for electric cars. Then track the success of a McGill University team building a silent snowmobile that could replace traditional two-stroke engines that are such big polluters. And lastly, take a look at an innovation from a former Cape Breton pipe-fitter Bob MacNeil; he’s invented a box that could cut your home heating bills by a factor of 10.

  • 2009
  • 00:11:56
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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