Canada: Conflict and Cooperation - A Timeline With Attitude

By Duy Le
  • Canada Declares War on Germany

    Canada Declares War on Germany
    Only a week after Britain and France, Canada declared war on Germany. In December, the first Canadian troops left for England.
    While obligated to serve on the British side, King's one-week delay was a symbolic gesture of independence. They were in charge of several important categories and contributed on land, air, and sea. Helped the Allies in a variety of ways and pushed the Germans back to stop the invasion.
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    War is deadly, it is all about killing, soldiers have to kill the one they never meet and it is brutal. The debt of Canada was $94 million in 1867, and it rose modestly until 1915, when WWI pushed it to $2.4 billion and by the end of WWII it had reached $18 billion. The majority of the effects are bad, although there are some positive effects, such as being a part of history, developing new technologies, and increasing economic prosperity by selling weapons and machines.
  • St. Lawrence Seaway

    St. Lawrence Seaway
    Queen Elizabeth II and President Dwight D. Eisenhower officially open the St. Lawrence Seaway to create a navigational channel through Lake Superior to Montreal, Canada.
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    Today, the St Lawrence Seaway is a vast strait that connects US and Canadian waterways, allowing shipping to reach the upper parts of Canada. It is also an important source of hydroelectric electricity for both countries, in addition to being a main route for most ships travelling in these parts of the world.
  • Montreal hosts the Summer Olympics

    Montreal hosts the Summer Olympics
    July 17, 1976, Montreal became the first Canadian city to host the Olympics Games. 6,084 athletes from 92 countries and all of the members of the British family have also attended the event. The Canadian team did not win a gold medal but they still managed to get 11 medals in total, more than the previous year.
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    Hosting the Olympics has numerous advantages for the country, including increased economic growth through tourism and trade, especially during the games, increased media attention, and increased capital investments to cover infrastructure and administrative costs. It also aids athletes in gaining greater recognition and opportunities to compete in high-level tournaments, as well as improving their overall performance.
  • Persian Gulf war

    Persian Gulf war
    Since the Korean War, Canada has not fought in a war. Over 4,000 Canadians fought in the Gulf War to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait. With CF-18 warplanes, Canada played an important role in taking control of the skies above the Gulf. They also spent several years maintaining peace in the region.
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    Because Canada did not suffer any casualties during the war, it strengthened bilateral relations, contributed to history, and boosted the economy through cross-border commerce.
  • Canada Participation in Afghanistan

    Canada Participation in Afghanistan
    On September 11, 2001, after the attack from terrorists in New York, Canada joined an international coalition to fight against the Taliban in Afghanistan and to destroy the al-Qaeda terrorist network, led by Osama bin Laden. Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien announced that they would contribute air, land, and sea forces.
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    Push back the Talibans and dismantle the al-Qaeda terrorist network to maintain global peace, which is critical not only for ally countries but also for the people who live in danger. To be in the history and strengthen the relationship between the countries, to provide economic and military assistance.
  • Canada Participation in Afghanistan

    During the 12-year campaign, more than 40,000 members of the Canadian Armed Forces served. Many are killed and injured and veterans are suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.