cold war

Events

spy in Canada

1945

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

United nations

June 1945

UN is created in San Francisco. Canada is one of the original members.the original goal of UN s to sign the charter. the original goal of UN was to prevent global conflicts.

NATO

1949

it's created to response the Eastern Bloc countries sign Warsaw pact

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Canada sends 27000 troops to the Korean War in a United Nations-supported military action.

Lester Pearson

1952

Lester Pearson becomes Canada's ambassador to the UN

Suez Crisis

1956

first UN peacekeeping troops, negotiated by Lester Pearson, prevents war.

Lester Pearson's Nobel prize

1957

he wins the Nobel peace Prize

Avro Arrow Cancelled

3/25/1959

Diefenbaker's conservatives cancel the Avro Arrow project.

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14, 1962 - October 28, 1962

U.S and Soviet Union come close to nuclear war.

Cyprus mission

1964

Canada participates in UN peacekeeping mission to Cyprus.Cyprus is an island between Europe and Asia.

Vietnam War

1965 - 1973

Prime Minister Pearson thinks of the US policy in Vietnam is the operation rolling thunder

Trudeau recognizes China

1970

Trudeau's government officially recognizes Communist China

Trudeau visits China

1973

Pierre Trudeau visits communist china on a peace mission

Trudeau visits Cuba

1/26/1976

Trudeau visits communist Cuba.

Berlin war came down

1989

Berlin Wall comes down, Symbolizing the cold war ended

Gulf war

1990 - 1991

Canada sends troops to support the US in the Gulf War against Iraq. it was Peace keeping

Soviet Empire Collapses

1991

Soviet Union dissolves into 15 countries

Somalia

1992

A serious shadow had been cast upon the reputation of Canada's armed force.

Bosnia and Croatia

1992 - 1995

Canada and nations failed to control situation.

Bosnia and Croatia

1992 - 1995

Canada and nations failed to control situation.

Civil war and chaos in Haiti

1993 - 1997

Canada sends soldiers and later police

Rwanada

1994 - 1995

this place was torn apart by ethnic rivalries and a genocide happened at that place