Time for answers: Letter to Trudeau on the Saudi arms deal

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The Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A2 4 March 2019 Re: Canada’s Export of Light Armoured Vehicles to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, The undersigned, representing a cross-section of Canadian civil society organizations focused on arms controls, human rights, international security, humanitarian assistance …

Canadian Council of Churches urges Ottawa to support nuclear ban treaty

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December 21, 2018 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Email: pm@pm.gc.ca Re: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Dear Prime Minister Trudeau We, the undersigned, representing all 26 member denominations of The Canadian Council of Churches, write to urge that the …

Vote yes to negotiations for a legal prohibition of nuclear weapons

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Letter from members of the Steering Committee of Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau   October 4, 2016 Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada Ottawa, ON Dear Prime Minister, The undersigned, members of the Steering Committee of Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention, supported by 916 members of the Order of Canada, respectfully write …

On the Saudi arms deal authorization

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An open letter to the Prime Minister of Canada: Your government’s authorization of this deal casts serious doubt over Canada’s readiness to abide by the legally binding obligations and intent of the Arms Trade Treaty, which Canada has announced it will join in the near future.   April 25, 2016 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of …

Open letter: On the 2015 NPT RevCon

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Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 36 Issue 1 Spring 2015 In early February, the Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons1 sent this open letter to Rob Nicholson, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Dear Minister, Re: Recommendations on the 2015 Review Conference2 of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) Greetings from the Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear …

South Sudan needs Canada’s support

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Letter urging Canada to offer support to South Sudan dated January 24, 2014 from from Project Ploughshares to John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, and Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development. Please click on attachment to view document 

Canadian Council of Churches calls on Canada to support diplomacy in Syria

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Letter (in English, French) on Syria dated September 19, 2013 from The Canadian Council of Churches to John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada Please click on attachment to view document             Letter (in English, French) on Crises in Middle East dated May 17, 2013 from The Canadian Council of Churches to …