Over the last 50 years, Canada has only fought in two major wars. They chose to stay out of the U.S. invasions of Vietnam and Iraq and they continue to maintain low levels of corruption and violent crime throughout their country today.
After WWII, which is the last war Canada fought in, they created a national identity that focuses on peace, multiculturalism and social liberalism. How were they able to do this and how have they been able to maintain peace for so many years? Today's Seeker Daily video has the details.
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BBC: The Unique Programme that Brings Refugees to Canada
The Globe & Mail: Why is Canada the Most Tolerant Country in the World? Luck
UNAC: The Canadian Contribution to United Nations Peacekeeping