Canada's History Title Page 50's and 60s

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During the 50’s and 60’s
During the 50’s and 60’s

One Powerful, Dark and Fearful age.
One Powerful, Dark and Fearful age.

Canada on the World Stage
Canada on the World Stage

Canada Comes of Age
Canada Comes of Age

June 1945 The United Nations is created in San Francisco. Canada is one of the original members to sign the Charter.

June 1945 The United Nations is created in San Francisco. Canada is one of the original members to sign the Charter.

The Quiet Revolution was the 1960s period of intense change in Quebec, Canada, characterized by the rapid and effective secularization of society, the creation of a welfare state and a re-alignment of politics into federalist and separatist factions. The Quiet Revolution was the 1960s period of intense change in Quebec, Canada, characterized by the rapid and effective secularization of society, the creation of a welfare state and a re-alignment of politics into federalist and separatist factions.

1965 Canada signs the Automobile Pact with the U.S. This is the beginning of free trade between the two countries.

1965 Canada signs the Automobile Pact with the U.S. This is the beginning of free trade between the two countries.

Prosperity, Protests & Policitics
Prosperity, Protests & Policitics
The official ceremony inaugurating the new Canadian flag was held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on February 15, 1965, with Governor General Georges Vanier, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, the members of the Cabinet and thousands of Canadians in attendance. It was the new symbol of the Canadian Identity The official ceremony inaugurating the new Canadian flag was held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on February 15, 1965, with Governor General Georges Vanier, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, the members of the Cabinet and thousands of Canadians in attendance. It was the new symbol of the Canadian Identity

1949 NATO – the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – is created as a...
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