There is majority Canadian support for a total ban on civilian possession of handguns and assault rifles. It’s time for the Government of Canada to act.
Today’s blog post looks at some important steps forward in the Yemeni peace process, French activism against selling arms to the Saudis and some hard-hitting questions for those who support the US-led effort to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
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.
Our Ceasefire.ca blog is dedicated to Murray Thomson (1922-2019) — an extraordinary Canadian whose tireless work for a just and peaceful world, free of the scourge of nuclear weapons, continued well into his 96th year. Rest in peace, dear Murray.
We are in pre-election planning mode. Join us in our urgent effort to energize and mobilize progressives in all the federal parties to develop strong, innovative peacebuilding platforms.
To avert another all-out war in Libya, it is the duty of western countries, including Canada, to ensure strict enforcement of the UN arms embargo and provide full support for the Libya peace process.