Tag Archives: Nuclear abolition

Canadian lawyers, academics call for nuclear disarmament

Two recent statements organized by the Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons: Legal Experts and Lawyers Call for Abolition We… call on the Government of Canada: 1) to find early and prominent opportunities to publicly reaffirm Canada’s commitment to a world without nuclear weapons; 2) to encourage a new NATO Strategic Concept that commits NATO […]

Petition: Rid the world of nuclear weapons

There are still more than 23,000 nuclear weapons in the world. It’s time to finally achieve a nuclear weapon-free world. Now is the time to act.

Urge Prime Minister Harper, the political party leaders and your Member of Parliament to support a new international treaty banning nuclear weapons.

Canada and the Nuclear Abolition Moment

On Sunday, July 26, Steven Staples of the Rideau Institute gave a presentation to the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa on the nuclear disarmament movement.  Below is the text of his presentation, entitled “The Renaissance of the Nuclear Abolition Movement.”   Normally I come to deliver bad news – another potential war to avert, a […]