Primary Sources

Published Documents
Images and Music


Secondary Literature

Additional Links

Primary Sources

Published Documents


Canada. Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. "Minister Cannon Highlights Canadian Leadership on Arctic Issues at Arctic Council Meeting in Norway and Announces Creation of Canadian International Centre for the Arctic Region", April 29, 2009,, accessed May 19, 2009.

---. Documents on Canadian External Relations. Ottawa: Department of External Affairs and International Trade [cited as DCER, Year, Volume].

---. House of Commons Debates. Official Report. Ottawa: Queen's Printer. [cited as HoCD, Year, Volume].

United States Department of State. Foreign Relations of the United States (Online) [cited as FRUS, Year, Volume],

    Truman Administration

      Volume I, National security affairs; foreign economic policy, 1950

    Eisenhower Administration

      Volume II, Part I, National security affairs (in two parts), 1952-54

Newsmedia Articles


"Canada Urged to Aid Labor In Far North." Globe and Mail, August 11, 1956.

Daniell, Raymond. "U.S.-Canadian Relations Good Despite Differences." New York Times, June 3, 1956.

Ferguson, G. V. "The DEW Line is 'Too American'." Washington Post, May 29, 1955, E2.

Hurd, Charles. "Joint Board to Act." New York Times, August 19, 1940.

Lloyd, Trevor. "Polar Challenge and Assault." New York Times, February 26, 1956, BR4.

Long, Tania. "Massey to tour Canadian Arctic.", New York Times, March 18, 1956, 17.

Pearson, Lester B. "Canada Looks 'Down North'." Foreign Affairs 24 (1946): 638-647.

Phillips, R. A. J. "No Cold War in the Arctic." The Canadian Forum, January 1956, 223-24.

"Sovereignty Is Fragile." Globe and Mail, April 14, 1956.

"Who Defends Canada?" Globe and Mail. May 23, 1955.



Eisenhower, Dwight D. Mandate for Change, 1953-1956. The White House Years. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1963.

Pearson, Lester B. Mike. The Memoirs of the Right Honourable Lester B. Pearson, 1948-57. Edited by John A. Munro and Alex I. Inglis. Vol. 2. New York: Quadrangle, 1973.

---. Mike. The Memoirs of the Right Honourable Lester B. Pearson, 1957-68. Edited by John A. Munro and Alex I. Inglis. Vol. 3. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1975.

Images and Music


"Blue Feathers." Audio clip., accessed on June 10, 2009.

Grace, Sherrill E. Canada and the Idea of North. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002.

    Harris, Lawren. "Winter Comes from the Arctic to the Temperate Zone."

Hill, Charles C. Art for a Nation. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. 1995.

    Harris, Lawren. "Icebergs David Strait."

    ---. "Isolation Peak Rocks Mountain."

    ---. "Malign Lake."

    ---. "Portrait."

    Jackson, A.J. "Boat at Ellesmere."

    ---. "Morning Sled."

    Lismer, Arthur. "Glacier."

Nelvana of the Northern Lights. Library and Archives Canada. and, accessed June 10, 2009.

Secondary Literature


Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities. Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. London and New York: Verso, 2006.

Assmann, Jan. Das kulturelle Gedächtnis. Schrift, Erinnerung und politische Identität in frühen Hochkulturen. München: Beck, 1999.

Chapnick, Adam. "Inevitable Co-Dependency (and Things Best Left Unsaid): The Grandy Report on Canadian-American Relations, 1951-?" Canadian Foreign Policy 9 (Fall 2001), 19-28.

Cook, Ramsay. "Nationalism in Canada: An Historical Perspective" in Canadian Cultural Nationalism. The Fourth Lester B. Pearson Conference on the Canada-United States Relationship. ed. Janice L. Murray. New York: New York University Press, 1977.

---. Canada, Quebec, and the Uses of Nationalism. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1995.

Creighton, Donald G. The Forked Road. Canada 1939-1957. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1986.

Cuff, R. D., and J. L. Granatstein. Canadian-American Relations in Wartime: From the Great War to the Cold War. Toronto: Hakkert, 1975.

Doran, Charles. Forgotten Partnership. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1984.

Eayrs, James. Canada in World Affairs. October to 1955 to June 1957. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1959.

Elliot-Meisel, Elizabeth B. Arctic Diplomacy. Canada and the United States in the Northwest Passage. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 1998.

Grace, Sherrill E. Canada and the Idea of North. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002.

Granatstein, J. L. "Mackenzie King and Canada at Ogdensburg, August 1940." in Fifty Years of Canada-United States Defense Cooperation. The Road from Ogdensburg. Ed. Joel J. Sokolsky and Joseph T. Jockel. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1992.

Jockel, Joseph T. No Boundaries Upstairs. Canada, the United States, and the Origins of North American Air Defence, 1945-1958. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1987.

Merchant, Livingston T. and A. D. P. Heeney, "Canada and the United States - Principles for Partnership." Washington D.C.: Department of State, 1965.

Morrison, William R. "Eagle Over the Arctic: Americans in the Canadian North, 1867-1985." The Canadian Review of American Studies 18 (1) (1987), 61-76.

Rosenthal, Caroline. "'North Is Where the Inuit Live': Un/Covering a Canadian National Myth." Zeitschrift für Kanadastudien (2004).

Additional Links


Documents on Canadian External Relations Online

Foreign Relations of the United States Online

Canado-American Treaties

CBC Archives Online