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.
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PRESS RELEASE: 5 October 2016
Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention (CNWC) has awarded its 2016 Achievement Award to Peggy Mason for her ongoing commitment to a nuclear weapons-‐free world and for her persistent disarmament advocacy as a diplomat and civil society leader. [see document: Peggy-Mason_Advisory_Final1.pdf]. The Award is to be presented on October 24 in Ottawa.
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]
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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.
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
Help us reach 1000 Recipients of the Order of Canada to endorse our call for international negotiations to achieve a Nuclear Weapons Convention.