Growth of dea and canadian representative board: skelton responsible for the growth of the department, hume wrong, norman robertson succeeded skelton, lester b. pearson. Fireproof house of the 1920s: canada was not an active member of the league, king emphasized good relations with neighbours in europe like canada and the. Us and his speeches were known as the canada speech . In 1928, canada signed the briand-kellogs pact it was originally between. France and the us and outlawed the use of war in international diplomacy. Many others signed as well, but it was just paper. Canada signed, displaying na ve attitude about keeping the peace. Specter of communism: the fear of overthrow of established order ie. what happened in russia might happen in other places bolshevik revolution 1917. Joseph stalin was a terrifying figure for western democracies. He was responsible for suffering in the soviet union.