Nuclear disarmament must be a priority for the next Canadian government
If Canada wants to be more than just a back-row supporter of nuclear disarmament it will need to invest some diplomatic energy in this endeavour.
Organized by the Ottawa Committee for Nuclear Disarmament, demonstrators, pictured Dec. 5, 2016, on the Hill. Canada should help heal the rift between TPNW supporters and opponents by attending as an observer the first meeting of TPNW states parties slated to be held in Vienna March 22-24, 2022. Such participation would be a welcome sign of engagement with fellow NPT states which have adopted a different route to fulfill the nuclear disarmament obligation, write Paul Meyer and Cesar Jaramillo. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia