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Published on January 16, 2008

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The Pearson Years The 60s and the new Canada

Mike Pearson Lester B. Pearson was a Canadian diplomat Helped to create the United Nations During the Suez Crisis, he had the idea of creating peacekeepers Won the Noble Peace Prize Led the Liberal Party and became Prime Minister in 1963

Lester B. Pearson was a Canadian diplomat

Helped to create the United Nations

During the Suez Crisis, he had the idea of creating peacekeepers

Won the Noble Peace Prize

Led the Liberal Party and became Prime Minister in 1963

Minority Government For the next five years, he was Prime Minister, but always in a minority government Had to work with either the Conservatives or the NDP Despite this, his government was very active, bringing a number of changes

For the next five years, he was Prime Minister, but always in a minority government

Had to work with either the Conservatives or the NDP

Despite this, his government was very active, bringing a number of changes

Changing the Flag Most obvious change was to give Canada a new flag Until then Canada was using a version of the British flag, Pearson thought Canada should have its own

Most obvious change was to give Canada a new flag

Until then Canada was using a version of the British flag, Pearson thought Canada should have its own

Conservative Party wanted to keep the old flag Committee was formed to examine the options Over 3500 designs were submitted by Canadians, including…

Conservative Party wanted to keep the old flag

Committee was formed to examine the options

Over 3500 designs were submitted by Canadians, including…

 

Other Achievements North American Autopact Canadian Pension Plan Medicare Capital punishment abolished Modernizes laws dealing with divorce, homosexuality

North American Autopact

Canadian Pension Plan

Medicare

Capital punishment abolished

Modernizes laws dealing with divorce, homosexuality

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