Breaking New Ground—Stories from Defence Construction Breaking_new_ground - Page 36

Key Events of the period May 12, 1958—Canada and the U.S. signed the official documents to establish the North American Air Defence (NORAD) agreement. October 1958—The Northern Ontario section of the Trans- Canada Pipeline is completed, connecting gas transmission between the Manitoba-Ontario border and Montreal, Quebec. March 1961—National Defence Medical Centre in Ottawa is largely completed, months ahead of schedule. August 1962—The Semi-Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) building underground near North Bay was mostly complete. Construction of the Northern Ontario Pipeline, 1957 26 BREAKING NEW GROUND DEFENCE CONSTRUCTION CANADA