Welcome – Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention

800 Order of Canada recipients endorse call for CNWC

Over 900 recipients of the Order of Canada have joined an initiative led by John Polanyi, C.C., Douglas Roche, O.C., Murray Thomson, O.C. and Ernie Regehr, O.C., calling for international negotiations to achieve a Nuclear Weapons Convention – a verifiable treaty on the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons.  See the list of Endorsers.


A call to action on nuclear disarmament - Order of Canada recipients call for a nuclear weapons convention

Download a FREE copy of Minutes to Midnight: Why more than 800 Order of Canada recipients call for Nuclear Disarmament by Murray Thomson, O.C.

Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau of October 4, 2016

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 to urge the Government of Canada to vote yes to the resolution, “Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations,” at the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly in October…. [read more of Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau from CNWC]

Media release: International Day for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

On the occasion of The United Nations’ First International Day for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention (CNWC) draws attention to:

The 2010 Parliamentary Motions Motion passed unanimously by the Senate of Canada and the House of Commons [Motion Senate House bilingual revised December 2010]. These motions were developed and supported by the background efforts of CNWC.

CNWC operates under the umbrella of the Canadian Pugwash Group.

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Media Release: Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention Urges Canadian Leadership In Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

EN: CNWC Media Release 25 Sep 2014]
FR: Communiqué du Rassemblement canadien pour une convention sur les armes nucléaire, le 25 sép 2014