20th Century Canada

By mrcole
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    Battle of Vimy Ridge

    Canadian victory over Germany in WWI. 4000 German troops surrender.
  • Suez Crisis Ends

    Lester B. Pearson helps establish the UN Peacekeeping Force. Recieves Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts.
  • Flag of Canada Is Created

    Flag of Canada Is Created
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    Expo 67

    World's Fair Held in Montreal, Quebec
  • Vive le Quebec Libre!

    French President Charles de Gaulle makes a speech at Expo 67 in Montreal and wished for a Free Quebec. Tensions were high between French and English Canada and de Gaulle's speech created a high amount of controversy.
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    October Crisis

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    Summit Series

    International hockey series between Canada and the Soviet Union to determine who was the best hockey nation in the World. Canada won the series 4 games to 3 (and 1 draw)
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    Marathon of Hope

    Terry Fox's run across Canada to raise money for cancer.
  • 1980 Quebec Referendum

    Quebec chose not to separate by a vote of 60%-40%
  • Ecole Polytechnique Massacre

    Anti-Feminist Marc Lepine shoots 28 people, killing 14 women.
  • Creation of Nunavut

    The territory of Nunavut is created, previously was a part of the Northwest Territories.
  • 1995 Quebec Referendum

    Vote on Quebec Separation which was narrowly defeated 50.58% to 49.42%