League of Nations The League of Nations was established during the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 at the end of the First World War. Prime Minister Robert Borden managed to get Canada a separate seat on the League, independent of Britain.
John James Rickard Macleod- Canada- for the discovery of insulin. Macleod felt the biochemist James Collip, who joined the laboratory team later, deserved to be included in the award and shared his prize money with him.
The Chanak Incident In 1922 an incident broke out in the Balkans in a place called Chanak in Turkey. By the terms of the treaty ending the First World War, Britain was committed to maintaining troops there to protect the strait linking the Mediterranean to the Black Sea. When Turks threatened these British troops, Britain sent out a call to its Dominions for assistance.