Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland spurns a high-level meeting on nuclear dangers hosted by her Swedish counterpart. Meanwhile, she and the Prime Minister remain silent over heightening tensions between Iran and USA.
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.
Despite increasing nuclear tensions and instability, the Government of Canada continues to ignore calls for renewed engagement and leadership on nuclear disarmament.
In a week full of international drama over nuclear weapons, international crimes and continued mismanagement of the crisis in Venezuela, a new EKOS survey on the views of Jewish Canadians offers a much-needed glimmer of hope.
Today, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo formally gave notice of America’s intention to withdraw from one of the last major nuclear arms control treaties, citing Russian cheating as the reason. Under the terms of the Treaty, the withdrawal will take effect in 6 months. Coming a day after important new developments in EU efforts […]
Let us hope that the Prime Minister’s courage in standing up to Saudi Arabia will also propel him to take bold steps in support of global nuclear disarmament.