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Obama's anti-nuclear speech

On April 5, 2009 President Obama delivered a speech in Prague outlining his nuclear disarmament plan. President Obama’s strategy promised to negotiate a new strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia, pursue U.S. ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, seek a new treaty that ends the production of fissile materials intended for use in state […]

Steven Staples addresses the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on Canada-US relations

On March 11, 2009 Steven Staples of and the Rideau Institute appeared before the Standing Committe of Foreign Affairs and International Development on the topic of Canada-US relations.  He advocated for the enhancement of space security and supported nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation.  View the transcript of the debate or read his remarks below: Members of the Committee, Ladies and Gentleman: […]

Canadians urged to send fighter jets to Afghanistan

Learn more about CF-18s and their weapons from the DND website and this resource page on CF-18 weapons. Canadians urged to send fighter jets to Afghanistan U.S., NATO want CF-18 Hornets supporting mission, general says By Matthew Fisher, Canwest News ServiceApril 20, 2009 The United States and NATO have “expressed a desire” for Canada to […]

CANSEC arms show coming to Ottawa

The controversial CANSEC arms show is coming to Ottawa. This year it will be held at Lansdowne Park, a facility owned by the City of Ottawa.  Peace groups in Ottawa are opposing the show and its location in a public facility owned by the city.

Tell Us Your Afghanistan Agenda

Take the survey and get a free trial of Straight Goods. Last week, Stephen Harper and other NATO leaders met to consider a new agenda for the war in Afghanistan. These leaders discussed plans that will mean the difference between success or failure in Afghanistan, and will cost billions of dollars and untold lives. I […]