Our blog examines a flawed deal to transfer highly sensitive naval nuclear propulsion technology to Australia, setting a precedent that could lead to significant amounts of fissile material needed for nuclear weapons being removed from international monitoring.
The World Economic Forum may be “elitist” but its proposal for “the great reset” to build more equal, inclusive and sustainable economies and societies is a welcome boost to Canada and other nations to get moving on concrete plans to “build back better,” much better.
With the USA, Russia and China now engaged in an arms race to develop terrifying new “hypersonic weapons” of unimaginable speed and maneuverability, we call on Canada to champion urgently needed multilateral arms control talks.
Canada must stop undermining negotiations and show leadership on nuclear disarmament.
Former Canadian Disarmament Ambassadors call on Canada play a leadership role in the elimination of nuclear weapons.
From a meeting in Ottawa last month (“Experts urge Canadian leadership to ban nuclear weapons,” 18 April 2011): The Canadian government should join a new international effort to construct a global legal ban on all nuclear weapons, concluded disarmament experts meeting in Ottawa. “Canada should host a meeting of governments and civil society experts to […]