Amazing people who have built our present and are
shaping our tomorrow
Using the successful format of How the Scots Invented
, Ken McGoogan takes the reader on a compelling journey
throughthe lives of fifty accomplished Canadians born in the 20th
century who have changed-and often continue to change-the great
He discovers an astonishing array of activists, humanitarians,
visionaries, scientists and inventors, all of whom have made an
impact internationally. From Tommy Douglas, Pierre Trudeau, John
Kenneth Galbraith, Naomi Klein, Marshall McLuhan, Stephen Lewis and
Roméo Dallaire to Glenn Gould, David Suzuki, Mike Lazaridis,
Margaret Atwood, Oscar Peterson, Leonard Cohen and thirty-seven
others, Ken McGoogan shows us why and how Canadians move in the
wider world as influencers and agents of progressive change.
Say hello to fifty Canadians who are shaping the future.