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The United Nations was established on June 26, It will grow to include all nations on earth. Canada was one of the founding members.
-Soviet spy defected from Canada on september 5 -Canada forced to investigate and detained many innocents
-North American Aerospace Defence established -To protect Canada and USA from USSR missles/aircrafts
-On 1956, Suez crisis led to conflict between the western alliance and France and Britain -France and Britain tried to take a canal in Egypt -Canada played a important role in peace keeping
Iron curtain was the boundary dividing europe into two by the two superpower
-North Atlantic Treaty Organization formed -It was the flip side to the warsaw pact -Canada was a founding member
-1958-1960 the distant early warning line was set up -Made to detect soviet activity over the north pole -Canada gave USA permission to build on Canadian soil
Strategic defense initiative -USA's plan to make a nuclear defence system to make Soviet missles useless -One of the few times Canada declined USA invitation to work on a project
Cuban Missile Crisis -Soviets built Nuclear platform in Cuba Capable of hitting USA -Soviet eventually dismantled the platform in return for USA promise to not attack Cuba -Canada played the role of peacekeeper and was hesitant to fall into line with USA
Korean war: -Communism clashed with Capitalism -Stalemate at 38th parallel after China and USA intervened -Canadian supported the war with troops
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