Canada signs the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is made up of 30 articles. By signing this declaration Canada agreed that everyone has rights and that every person should be taught about their rights.
Canada participates in the Korean War
The Korean war went from 1950 to 1503. Canada sent over almost 30 000 troops. The Korean war is also known as the "Forgotten War".
Canada sends peacekeepers during the Suez Crisis
UN peacekeeping mission to Cyprus
The United Nations has set up a peacekeeping mission in Cyprus to prevent fighting between the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot communities. The war has cost over $600 million.
Canada signs automoblie pact
Canada signed the automoblie act with the United States. This was a very important pact because it was the beginning of free trade.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau visits China
Pierre Elliott Trudeau was the 15th Prime Minister of Canada and he visited China on a peacekeeping mission in 1973.
Canada participated in the Gulf War
The Gulf War started on Augest 1 1990 in Iraq. In total about 4000 Canadian personnel participated in the Gulf War. Canada supplied ships and air crafts and they set up 2 Canadain bases.
Canada signs the North American Free Trade Agreement
The North American Free Trade Agreement is between the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It has created the world's largest free trade area, which now connects 450 million people and produces $17 trillion dollars worth of goods and services.
Canada aids Haiti
In total, between 2006 and 2012, the Government of Canada committed more than $1 billion towards Haiti. This was a relief fund for the people of Haiti who were affected by th e earthquake. Over 300 000 people were killed by the earthquake.
Canada aids Japan
Canada will contribute urgently needed relief supplies to Canada contributed needed relief supplies Japan after the earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Canada ended up providing about 25,000 woven thermal wool blankets to the people of Japan. Also the Canadian Red Cross reached online and through social media to raise funds for victims.