Canada in self-chosen minority camp on nuclear disarmament
Canada’s absence at nuclear-ban negotiations belies its commitment to multilateralism.
Back row from left, Project Ploughshares' Cesar Jaramillo with NDP MPs Linda Duncan, Hélène Laverdière, and Randall Garrison at a press conference in the foyer of the House of Commons with Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor Setsuko Thurlow, seated, on June 7. They sought to advance a motion that would see the Liberal government support the Draft Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, but the Liberals and Conservatives voted against it. Photograph courtesy of Anthony Salloum's Twitter page