Murray Thomson: Peace Warrior

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Ploughshares Co-founder 1922-2019   “Murray modelled a life of commitment and high expectations. That covered active engagement in a wide range of causes aimed at human and planetary betterment, and while he was the progenitor of countless organizations and initiatives, those exemplary qualities shone through with particular intensity in his advocacy for a world without nuclear weapons—for a world, as …

Happy 90th, Murray! A tribute to Ploughshares co-founder Murray Thomson

Wendy Stocker

Author Debbie Grisdale The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 34 Issue 1 Spring 2013 Last December friends and colleagues gathered to celebrate the birthday of a man who has been at the centre of the Canadian peace movement for more than half a century. Active in many organizations and founder of more than one, Murray Thomson holds a special place in the …

Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Nuclear Weapons

Letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, signed by many recipients of the Order of Canada, including Project Ploughshares co-founders Ernie Regehr and Murray Thomson May 12, 2009 Right Honourable Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada 80 Wellington St. Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister, We, the undersigned write to you on an urgent matter. Nuclear weapons, many still on …