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Chapter Links Unit 5: Reaching Maturity, 1980-Present

Chapter 15: Technology, Globalization, and Free Trade

Satellite Technology:


NAFTA and Canada-U.S. Relations:

Chapter 16: Canadians: Citizens of the World

Foreign Aid:
  • Development Aid
    This site allows you to see where Canada is providing aid to the world.

Canada's Military at Home and Abroad:

9/11 and the 2001 Invasion of Afghanistan:
  • Article 5 and 9/11
    Watch a CBC news clip about NATO and their first decision to act on 'Article 5,' which states, "An attack on one member is an attack on all."

  • Guarding the Peace in Afghanistan
    Watch a CBC news clip about Canadian troops' role with NATO forces in Afghanistan.

  • Norad and September 11
    Watch a CBC news clip about the role of Norad during the September 2001 attacks in the U.S.

War Crimes, Land Mines, and AIDS Issues:
  • AIDS in Africa
    This site provides information on Canada's role in providing assistance to Africa with regards to its AIDS crisis.

  • The International Campaign to Ban Landmines
    This website outlines the activities of The International Campaign to Ban Landmines and it includes links to other sites dealing with land mine issues.

  • The Somalia Affair
    Watch CBC news clips and listen to radio clips about Canada's peacekeeping missions in Somalia.

Chapter 17: Politics and the Canadian People: 1980 to the Present

Quebec Referendum:

Charter of Rights and Freedoms: