Nuclear Policy Statement Released

Tasneem Jamal

Author Bill Robinson The Ploughshares Monitor June 1999 Volume 20 Issue 2 The Canadian government’s new nuclear weapons policy takes some significant steps in the direction the anti-nuclear movement has been recommending, but it also remains disappointingly mired in the nuclear theology of the NATO Alliance. The Canadian government released its response to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International …

NPT PrepComm Agrees to Disagree

Tasneem Jamal

Author Douglas Roche The Ploughshares Monitor June 1999 Volume 20 Issue 2 Former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament Senator Douglas Roche, O.C., is the Chair of the Middle Powers Initiative. A total collapse was averted, but the outcome of the 1999 PrepComm was but a thin cover over the deadlock persisting between the Western Nuclear Weapons States and the leading Non-Nuclear Weapons States. …

International Church Appeal to Canada: Reverse NATO’s Nuclear Weapons Policy

Tasneem Jamal

Letter to Prime Minister Chrétien from The Canadian Council of Churches. Ploughshares, with The Canadian Council of Churches, is currently engaged in a special initiative with church agencies in other NATO countries to promote policies and declarations by church leaders which are similar to the nuclear weapons declaration made by Canadian church leaders last year. The following letter has been …

MPs Call for Nuclear Disarmament

Tasneem Jamal

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. …