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Casualty evacuation, U.N. Protection Force in ex-Yugoslavia (UNPROFOR), 1994

Type: Image

Canadian military personnel evacuating a wounded United Nations soldier in Bosnia, 1994. (DND, 94-501A-4)

Site: National Defence

Corporal, Canadian Forces, United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), circa 1975

Type: Image

This reconstruction by Ron Volstad shows a Canadian 'Blue Beret' serving with the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Cyprus, circa 1975. (Canadian Department of National Defence)

Site: National Defence

Canadian M113 armoured personnel carriers, U.N. Protection Force in ex-Yugoslavia (UNPROFOR), 1993

Type: Image

These Canadian APCs seen at the Sarajevo airport are serving with the United Nations in Bosnia during the 1993 siege of the city. (Canadian Department of National Defence, 93-5381)

Site: National Defence

Suez Canal Crisis - Cold War Canada

Type: Document

A brief biography of Lester B. Pearson introduces this article on his peacemaking achievements in Egypt. The events surrounding the build-up of a United Nations force in the Suez Canal are also discussed. Taken from the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Peacekeeping 1815 to Today

Type: Document

Proceedings of the XXI st Colloquium of the International Commission of Military History, Quebec City, 20-26 August 1995. Includes papers in English, French, German and Spanish. Includes bibliographical References.

Site: National Defence

Van Doos: Keeping the peace in Cyprus

Type: Film and Video

After three years of United Nations standby, the Van Doos are suddenly airlifted to Cyprus, a powerkeg of Greek and Turkish hostilities.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

1st Battalion, The Canadian Guards, Cyprus, 1965

Type: Image

Canadians serving with the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) are seen at a UN Observation Post. (Canadian Department of National Defence, ZK-2049)

Site: National Defence

Assignment: Grades 9-10: Who Should Be a Canadian Soldier? - For Teachers

Type: Document

Students write positions on whether Canadian soldiers should be held to a higher standard than people in other professions.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Peacekeeping - National Security and Defence

Type: DocumentFilm and Video

Listing of films from the National Film Board. These films discuss the role of Canada's peacekeeping forces on the international stage. The price paid by Canadian soldiers and how they view their responsibilities to the world is seen clearly here.

Site: National Film Board of Canada

Keeping the Peace - Postcards for Peace -Teachers's Guide - Activities for Grades 6 to 13

Type: Document

The role of Canadian peacekeepers and peacekeeping is discussed in this teachers' guide. Topics include history, purpose; functions and tasks, and past and present missions. Links to a class activity titled Postcards for Peace are included.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada