Cold war

Canada's Role in the Cold War

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  • Quebec's Padlock Law

    Quebec's Padlock Law
    An act to protect the province from communistic propaganda. Was intended to dissemination of communist propaganda.
  • Gouzenko Affair

    Gouzenko Affair
    Igor Gouzenko, walked out of the Soviet embassy in Ottawa. Under his coat, he carried several documents relating to Soviet espionage activities in Canada and the United States.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    Germany blocked the Western Allies' railway, road, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin under Allied control. Their aim was to force the western powers to allow the Soviet zone to start supplying Berlin with food, fuel, and aid.

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty.Its member states agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by any external party.
  • The forgotten war

    The forgotten war
    A war between South and North Korea . It was the result of the political division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific War at the end of World War II. The U.S and other countries helped the war and it is partially active to this day.
  • Vietnam war begins

    Vietnam war begins
    War between north and south vietnam the war began. The North Koreans won it. U.S joined to prevent the country to become a communist nation
  • Suez Crisis (Pearson wins noble)

    Suez Crisis (Pearson wins noble)
    It was a diplomatic and military confrontation in late 1956 between Egypt on one side, and Britain, France and Israel on the other, with the United States, the Soviet Union, and the United Nations playing major roles in forcing Britain, France and Israel to withdraw. Lester B Pearson earned nobel after bringing Canada to middle power and stopped the pulles out before the war.
  • Sputnik

    Russia wins space race lauching earths firts artificial satelite. Canada. This encouraged the space exploration and canada entered in September 29, 1962 creating their own artifical satelite.

    Orginization created by the U.S and Canada which provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and defense for the two countries. The dew line did a different task by placing military vessels around cuba to block of the country as a threat to disarm their missiles.
  • Avro arrow CANCELLED

    Avro arrow CANCELLED
    Major canadian acheivement in aero technologies. Later the project was scrapped due to low fundings or govermental coverups with hundreds of consiracy theories.
  • 2* BOMARC missile launch sites in Canada

    2* BOMARC missile launch sites in Canada
    Diefenbaker consults the U.S. agreeing to plant BOMARC missile nuclear warheads in Canada for the safety of both countries. Later where disassemled when prime minister was re-elected.
  • Cuban missile crisis

    Cuban missile crisis
    The soviet union contacts cuba in order to place nuclear warheads near the U.S border which causes lots of uncertainty among them. They are at the edge of war and attempt to quarantine cuba.
  • Fall of the soviet union

    Fall of the soviet union
    It split in 15 seperate countries showing the superiority of democracyand capitalism overpower. This marked the end of the cold war.
  • Soviet-Canada Hockey Series

    Soviet-Canada Hockey Series
    Eight game series fought of in both countries and was also the first international game.
  • Fall of the berlin wall

    Fall of the berlin wall
    During this time people where allowed to cross past the wall safely and is considered to be its fall.