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Trump Administration walks away from Ottawa Treaty adherence

February 10, 2020

We call on Canada to redouble its support for the stigmatization of any use of these indiscriminate weapons and to increase its funding for vital demining activities.

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Updates on Iran and North Korea plus “Andrew Scheer’s pre-election puffery”

May 14, 2019

This week we look at the perilous state of the Iran nuclear deal and the international implications of new North Korean missile tests. And we consider pre-election puffery from federal Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer.

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Civil society and the imperative of nuclear disarmament

April 24, 2018

Last week saw two important civil society events on nuclear disarmament. The first, on Thursday, 19 April, was a public forum presented by the Canadian Network for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons (CNANW). The second was the 2018 Global Affairs Canada – Civil Society Dialogue on Non-proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament. Former Senator Doug Roche opened […]

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Will Vancouver meeting on North Korea help or hinder peace?

January 15, 2018

“The conference can be expected to reaffirm sanctions and policies that have not worked, rather than discuss new approaches. In this regard, it is unfortunate that China is not among the listed invitees. Without China, the conference risks being an echo chamber of the like-minded.” – James Trottier According to Global Affairs, the upcoming Vancouver […]

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