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date: 30 January 2023

Paris Peace Conference. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Canadian History
Author(s):
Ronald HaycockRonald Haycock

From the First World War's armistice until June 1919, Prime Minister Robert Borden fought hard to gain Canada separate recognition first within the British Empire delegation and then as a state represented at the Paris Peace Conference that led to the treaties levied on Germany and its allies. The United States was particularly resistant, but with 60,000 Canadian dead on European battlefields, it was a hard case to deny. Helped by other dominions' statesmen, Borden won. On ... ...

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