The United Nations is created in San Francisco. Canada is one of the original members to sign the Charter. The original goal of the UN was to _ encourage international peace, cooperation, and friendship
Soviet spy Igor Gouzenkou 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 military action.
Lester B Pearson becomes Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations
The Eastern Bloc countries signed Warsaw Pact in 1955
First U.N. peacekeeping troops, negotiated by Lester Pearson, prevents war.
Lester Pearson wins the Nobel Peace Prize
Diefenbaker’s Conservatives cancel the Avro Arrow project.
A symbol of Cold War. The corruption meant the over of Cold War
The U.S. and Soviet Union come close to nuclear war
A war without Canada's participate. America lost the war.
Trudeau’s government officially recognizes Communist China (rather than Taiwan)
Canada sends troops to support the U.S. in the Gulf War against Iraq.
Soviet Union dissolved into 15 countires