Abolish Nuclear Weapons: SCFAIT Presentation 1997

Tasneem Jamal

Statement by Douglas Roche, O.C. Former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament, Ernie Regehr, Policy and Public Affairs Director, Project Ploughshares, and Bill Robinson, Program Associate, Project Ploughshares, to Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ottawa, March 18, 1997. We wish to thank the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade for this opportunity to appear before you. 1. …

Canada and the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons: A Window of Opportunity

Tasneem Jamal

Working Paper 96-1 Report on the Project Ploughshares Community Roundtables Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament from 1984 to 1989 and member of Parliament from 1972 to 1984, Douglas Roche is currently Visiting Professor at the University of Alberta, which awarded him an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree in 1986. He was elected Chairman of the United Nations Disarmament Committee at the …

The Nuclear World at 50

Tasneem Jamal

Author Bill Robinson The Ploughshares Monitor June 1995 Volume 16 Issue 2 The Cold War is over but the nuclear threat remains. Thousands of powerful nuclear warheads cap missiles hidden in underground silos, glide through the world’s oceans in submarines, or lie in concrete bunkers at bomber bases, still waiting for the apocalypse. Eight countries are known to possess nuclear weapons: …

Canada and Nuclear Weapons: Kicking the Nuclear Habit

Tasneem Jamal

Author Bill Robinson The Ploughshares Monitor June 1995 Volume 16 Issue 2 Canada is a non-nuclear-weapon state, but it is not a nuclear-weapon-free state. What would it take to make Canada truly nuclear-weapon-free? Ploughshares researcher Bill Robinson explains. Fifty years after the advent of the nuclear age, Canada still maintains a fundamentally ambiguous policy toward nuclear weapons. While we rule out …