Canada successfully continued its progress towards greater national
independence, by taking small steps to their independent victories, during the
time in the Paris Peace Conference, the Chanak affair, the Halibut Treaty,
Imperial Conference and Balfour Declaration, and the Statute of Westminister.
The First step Canada took was during the the end of a great war in the Paris
As the war was ending, Sir Robert Borden believed that Canada should take its
own place in the peace settlement. That is when, Borden insisted that Canada
would sit at the peace conference in its own right, because Canada had
sacrificed in war and deserve equal treatment. In the end, Canada was given two
seats at the Paris Peace Conference and signed the treaty of Versailles. This
showed that Canada was...