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    11 Canadian inventions to celebrate

    Canadian entrepreneurs are responsible for more inventions than you realize! Insulin, paint rollers, and Blackberries are all thanks to Canadians. Find out what other inventions are Canadian.  Insulin Have you said thank you to your pancreas lately? The pancreas is an organ behind your stomach. It makes insulin to help you use and store the sugar from your food. Diabetes is a disease that is caused by problems with insulin. For thousands of years, there was no successful treatment for this disease — people with diabetes eventually fell into a coma and died. In 1921, Dr. Frederick Banting of Alliston, Ontario, and Charles Best from West Pembroke, Maine, began working…