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Rideau Institute President Peggy Mason spoke to CBC Radio One listeners across the country Sunday about the Canadian military’s current involvement in an airstrike mission in Iraq, the need for a political and humanitarian strategy, and where the mission will be in six months. To learn more, read the blog post and listen to the interview.




New President of South Korea wants diplomacy with North Korea

A leading Canadian disarmament expert, Ernie Regehr, makes the case for renewed diplomatic engagement with North Korea as the only sure route to eventual denuclearization: What a U.S. missile defence system and a new president mean for South Korea (Ernie Regehr, OpenCanada.org, 11 May 2017). “While inflammatory rhetoric and military action meant to intimidate have […]

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Key questions about Canada’s Arms Trade Treaty legislation

In this blog post we highlight some of the key questions we will be asking the Government of Canada about ...

Canada Prepares to Join the Arms Trade Treaty: Part One

April 13th the Government of Canada tabled Bill C-47 (ATT) in the House of Commons to enable Canada to accede ...