Tag Archives: Control Arms coalition

Afraid to pull the trigger on ATT

Small arms

The United States signed the Arms Trade Treaty last week, raising the total number of signatures to 107. Unfortunately, Canada remains one of the shrinking number of countries that have failed to sign the treaty. Months after Canada voted in favour of the treaty at the UN General Assembly, the Harper government remains reluctant to […]

UN adopts Arms Trade Treaty


On April 2nd, the UN General Assembly voted to approve a draft treaty to control the global arms trade. The proposed treaty leaves it largely up to the arms exporters themselves to determine the appropriateness of their exports. But groups working to control the arms trade are hopeful that by establishing guidelines and increasing the […]