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Tag Archives: Nuclear disarmament
FM Freeland’s disarmament no-show and latest on Iran–USA confrontation
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.
UPDATED Murray McCheyne Thomson O.C., 1922–2019
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.
Canadian silence on nuclear issues becoming deafening
Despite increasing nuclear tensions and instability, the Government of Canada continues to ignore calls for renewed engagement and leadership on nuclear disarmament.
Nuclear flashpoints, Palestinian suffering, Venezuelan meddling and more
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.
USA on verge of abandoning another key arms control agreement
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 […]