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New Liberal Party policy on nuclear disarmament

June 2, 2016

Due in large measure to the tireless efforts of Judith (Judy) Berlyn, long-time peace activist and member of the Quebec wing of the Liberal Party of Canada, an extremely progressive resolution calling for Canada to take a leadership role in advancing global efforts toward nuclear disarmament was adopted at the recent federal Liberal policy convention […]

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Defence policy review misses big picture

May 24, 2016

Paul Meyer, a former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament, is now a Senior Fellow in Space Security and Nuclear Disarmament at the Simons Foundation. In his recent article, Defence policy review too narrow on cyber, space (The Hill Times, 18 May 2016), he demonstrates how our defence review is being dangerously skewed by the lack of […]

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From peacebuilding to sustaining peace

May 4, 2016

Global Observatory, a publication of the International Peace Institute, recently featured an analysis of the groundbreaking new vision for the UN’s peacebuilding architecture. See With New Resolutions, Sustaining Peace Sits at Heart of UN Architecture (by Youssef Mahmoud and Andrea Ó Súilleabháin, 29 April 2016). This holistic vision stands in sharp contrast to the primacy […]

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“This Remembrance Day I’ll wear two poppies: one red and one white”

November 11, 2015

First posted on Ceasefire.ca on 11 November 2014, we are grateful to share this poignant commentary again this year. Malcolm French, a veteran who served for 25 years with the Royal Canadian Navy, discusses on CBC Radio why he wears both a red and a white poppy on  Remembrance Day: Last year I wore two […]

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