Author Bill Robinson
The Ploughshares Monitor March 1999 Volume 20 Issue 1
In December the House of Commons’ Foreign Affairs Committee released a report calling for significant changes in Canada’s nuclear weapons policies. The Committee’s recommendations address both the need to begin a real nuclear abolition process and the need to take immediate steps to reduce the danger of nuclear disaster.
The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade released its long-awaited report on Canada’s nuclear non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament policy (Canada and the Nuclear Challenge: Reducing the Political Value of Nuclear Weapons for the Twenty-first Century) on 10 December 1998. The culmination of a two-year study, the Committee’s 126-page report contains 15 important recommendations for improving