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The Politics of a "Middle Power"

From: Our Lives: Canada after 1945


1945-1963. Looks at the presentation of Canada as a "middle power", a "helpful fixer" whose role was to keep the peace in troubled times. Focuses on Canada’s foreign policy and whether Canada had any influence on world events. Specifically looks at the Nuclear Debate, The Korean War, The Indochina War, Canada and the Commonwealth. Concludes with the positioning of Canada in the 1960s in terms of foreign policy