Soviet spy Igor Gouzenko defects to Canada and exposes a Russian spy ring in Canada.
The United Nations is created in San Francisco. Canada is one of the original members to sign the Charter.
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 Pearson becomes Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations.
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.
The U.S. and Soviet Union come close to nuclear war. Diefenbaker took a photo about the USSR missile base in Cuba.
Canada participates in a U.N. peacekeeping mission to Cyprus.
Pearson started to exit the support for US, make Canada become more independent.
Trudeau’s government officially recognizes Communist China (rather than Taiwan).
Pierre Trudeau visits Communist China on a peace mission.
Pierre Trudeau visits Communist Cuba
Berlin Wall comes down, symbolizing the Unite of the East and West Germany.
Soviet Union dissolves into 15 countries.
Canada sends troops to support the U.S. in the Gulf War against Iraq.
Describe the problems were the peacekeeping mission was failed
Canadian troops killed the kids in the Canadian base camps.
Canada sends soldiers and later police.
UN trying to send troops to peacekeeping, but failed and being killed a lot.