It is not surprising that 80 per cent of Canadians think that Canada is not prepared to handle a nuclear weapons emergency and that these weapons, now numbering more than 13,000 in the world, should be eliminated.
Austria’s Alexander Kmentt says that Canada, by attending the first meeting of the states party to the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons next year as an observer could signal that nuclear weapons are not ‘a sustainable security policy in the long run,’ writes Douglas Roche. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/Friends of Europe
A strong majority across Canada want the government to join the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, despite pressure it may face from the United States.
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Barring residents who haven’t been vaccinated from travelling to another province may be the unlikeliest of scenarios, but Prof. Krishnamurthy says he sees certificates being used to confer benefits to pass holders.