I was listening on CBC radio yesterday discussing influential Canadians that have or had gained prominence in American culture. There was a litany of newsmen, actors, comedians, moviemakers and musicians discussed.
But when I first determined the theme of the show I was expecting to hear the name of Canadian James Naismith who not only invented the sport of basketball, but also invented the football helmet. Both sports are huge in American culture like nowhere else except perhaps to a lesser degree, Canada . Football would not be the American football we all know and love without the helmet.
Can you come up with any other Canadians who have affected American culture to such a degree?