- Encourage vocal and active Canadian support for the elimination of nuclear weapons.
- Contribute, through work with likeminded organizations, in Canada and abroad, to international policies that support a more efficient and effective nuclear non-proliferation regime.
Recent Posts on Nuclear Weapons
Trump, Nukes and Twitter: A Potentially Lethal CombinationJanuary 31, 2017
Tick, tock: the Doomsday clock measured by The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved 30 seconds closer to midnight (meaning: global catastrophe) -- from three minutes to two minutes, 30 seconds. Not since the 1950s has midnight been so close. Why the move? Scientists point to the growing threat to humanity posed by nuclear weapons, including a potentially lethal Trump-nukes-Twitter ...
We Need To Ban Nuclear Weapons (In Spite Of Canada)September 22, 2016
Make no mistake: neither North Korea's latest nuclear weapons test nor the recent high-stakes stalemate over Iran's nuclear program are the root of nuclear insecurity. They are but symptoms of a nuclear disarmament regime in a severe state of disrepair. While every other category of weapons of mass destruction has been specifically prohibited under international law, nuclear weapons -- by ...
Ploughshares in the news: January 2016January 20, 2016
January 18, 2016 January 4 The Globe and Mail: Ottawa going ahead with Saudi arms deal despite condemning executions (quotes Cesar) By Steven Chase January 5 The Globe and Mail: Critics push Ottawa to explain justification for Saudi arms deal (quotes Ken) By Steven Chase Common Dreams.org (progressive news hub): Canada Condemns Saudi Executions, But Arms Sales Speak Louder Than Words (quotes “Ploughshares”) ...