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.
We call on Canada to join with Germany and other European allies to do everything possible to get Russia and the U.S. back to the arms control negotiating table.
Canada is on the wrong side of the anti-nuke movement.
The House of Commons gave its unanimous consent to a motion in support of nuclear disarmament on December 7th. New Democrat MP Bill Siksay moved: That the House of Commons: (a) recognize the danger posed by the proliferation of nuclear materials and technology to peace and security; (b) endorse the statement, signed by 500 members, […]
The Rideau Institute Board of Directors will present the inaugural Rideau Institute Leadership Award to Murray Thomson, Doug Roche, and John Polanyi, founders of Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention, at the Rideau Institute Gala Dinner on October 7, 2010. Their hard work and strong leadership have led more than 500 recipients of the prestigious […]
In an unprecedented development, more than 500 recipients of the prestigious Order of Canada have come together to call on governments around the world, including Canada, to bring about the elimination of nuclear weapons. “This is the first time that so many recipients of the Order of Canada have signed a common declaration,” said Murray […]