social study 11
The United Nations is created in San Francisco. Canada is one of the original members to sign the Charter.
Soviet spy Igor Gouzenko defects to Canada and exposes a Russian spy ring in Canada
NATO – the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – is created as a military defense alliance, because of fears created by the Cold War with Russia and its allies.
Canada sends 27, 000 troops to the Korean War in a United Nations-supported
First U.N. peacekeeping troops, negotiated by Lester Pearson, prevents war.
Diefenbaker’s Conservatives cancel the Avro Arrow project. It's a Liberal initiated project, It was at the forefront for technology at the time
The U.S. and Soviet Union come close to nuclear war.
Canada participates in a U.N. peacekeeping mission to Cyprus
Canadian businesses sold boots, airplane engines, and explosive to the US defense department
Trudeau’s government officially recognizes Communist China rather than Taiwan
Berlin Wall comes down, symbolizing the west Germany won, German back to be an independent country
Canada sends troops to support the U.S. in the against Iraq. This action was Peacekeeper.
arnish Canada’s Peacekeeping reputation
Canada sends soldiers and later police.
Rwanda people massacre millions of people, just for want more lands for their country