Established U.N.

24 June 1945

U.N encourage international peace, cooperation and friendship.

Soviet spy

September 5, 1945

Gouzenko defects to Canada and exposes a Russian spy ring in Canada.

Establish NATO

4 April 1949

NATO established during the Cold War to defence Russia in North America.

Korea War

25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953

Canada sent 27000 troops for peacekeeper to Korean.

Lester Pearson becomes Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations.


14th Prime Minister of Canada

Vietnam War

1 November 1955 - 30 March 1975

Pearson thinks the US policy in Vietnam was illegal and illegitimate, and their actions should be sanctioned by the UN.

Suez, Egypt peacekeeping troops

29 October 1956 - 7 November 1956

Leading by Lester Pearson, first peacekeeping troops.

Lester Pearson wins the Nobel Peace Price


Because of he leads the fisrt peacekeeping inSuez, Egypt, he won the Nobel Peace Price.

Cancel the Avro Arrow project


Arrow is a kind of jet aircraft.

Cuban Missile Crisis

15 October 1962 - 28 October 1962

Diefenbaker refused to place Canada’s NORAD forces on alert. Allow U.S. Planes with atomic weapons to land at Canadian bases.

peacekeeping mission to Cyprus


Canada participaties the peacekeeping of U.N.

Trudeau’s government officially recognizes Communist China

10 December 1970

Pierre Trudeau visits Communist China.


On a peace mission, Trudeau visited China friendly.

Pierre Trudeau visits Communist Cuba


Berlin Wall comes down


It means Cold War end.

Gulf War against Iraq

17 January 1991 - 28 February 1991

Canada supports the U.S. for peacekeeping.

Soviet Union dissolves

25 December 1991

Soviet Union disslves 15 countries after Cold War.

Somalia peacekeeping

1992 - 2 March 1995

Cast upon the reputation of Canada’s armed forces, Canadian officers tortures the Somalia teenager to death.

Bosnia and Croatia peacekeeping

1 April 1992 - 14 December 1995

The Bosnian War was an international armed conflict.

Civil war and chaos in Haiti

1993 - 1997

Canada sends troops to Haiti for peacekeeping.

Rwanda isuue

7 April 1994 - 15 June 1994

A massive wave of killing happened in Rwanda everyday, because they became there are two parties in the country.