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North American Treaty Organization. The mutual defence organization set up to protect 14 Western European countries, Canada and the United States from possible aggression from the USSR...
North American Air Defence Agreement. Agreement in 1957 integrated air-defence forces of the US and Canada under joint command. The agreement was renamed the North American Aerpospace...
An international organization created to promote world peace and prevent wars between two or more countries. (preventing another World War) A revival of the League of Nations, following...
World Health Organization. An agency created by the UN to help achieve goals of protecting human rights and abolishing disease and famine.
United Nations' Children's Fund. Created by the UN General Assembly to provide emergency food and healthcare to children in countries that have been devastated by WWII.
A commission set up by the Canadian federal government - headed by Massey - to investigate the state of Canadian culture. Found that Canadian culture had to be protected from US influences,...
National Film Board of Canada (NFB)
Established in 1939; funds/produces Canadian films about Canadian culture. Still exists today.
Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission. This agency would regulate (and still regulates today) the amount of foreign material broadcast over the airwaves and impose...
Canadian International Development Agency. In charge of boosting foreign aid to less industrialized countries. Enforced "tied aid."
An organization made up of several countries that had once belonged to the British Empire. Includes Canada.
An organization of French-speaking states, many former colonies of France. Includes Canada, mostly Quebec.
Foreign Investment Review Agency. Created by the Trudeau government to block any foreign investment that seemed not to be in Canada's interest. Dismantled by the Mulroney government...