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The Innovators

The brains behind the electric wheelchair, one of Canada's 'great artifacts' Add to ...


George J. Klein, one of Canada's most prolific inventors, is credited with dreaming up many of the key features of the electric wheelchair.

In this month's edition of The Innovators, explore the mind behind the invention that the Canada Science and Technology Museum calls "one of the greatest artifacts in the history of Canadian science, engineering and invention" for its "innovative controls, ease of operation, flexible drive system and dependability."

 

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