ATTENTION - We will be closed Friday 30 September for the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. Mercury Shop and C&E Museum hours are 1000 to 1530 Monday to Friday. All visitors to the Mercury Shop and the Museum are encouraged to wear a mask.
ATTENTION - We will be closed Friday 30 September for the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. Mercury Shop and C&E Museum hours are 1000 to 1530 Monday to Friday. All visitors to the Mercury Shop and the Museum are encouraged to wear a mask.
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Cover of the novel “OH CANADA! Our Home and Inventive Land!”
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Mercury Shop Book: Oh Canada! Our Home and Inventive Land

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OH CANADA! Our Home and Inventive Land written by Professor Mark Rector.

From a life-long passion for Canadian inventors and technology, Professor Mark Rector has written this comprehensive tome, chock full of inventors’ stories, firsts and innovations that happened here in our “Home and Inventive Land.”
From the compound steam engine and gasoline of the industrial revolution, to the lightbulb and telephone of the Victorian era, to the Canadarm and Blackberry of today; we invented them all!!! YES, ALL OF THEM!


From the tragedy of the Avro Arrow, to the triumph of millions saved by the pacemaker. The stories of Bell Canada, the Robertson screw, SPAR Aerospace, Northern Telecom and Easy-Off! All of the Canadian ingenuity and innovation crammed into one light, breezy compendium!