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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.




Canada spurns UN nuclear disarmament plan

In an article which first appeared in Wednesday’s Hill Times, former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament Doug Roche delivered a stinging rebuke to the Liberal government for its recent actions in the Geneva Conference on Disarmament. See Canada Turns Back on UN Nuclear Disarmament Plan (Douglas Roche, 24 August 2016). The focus of his concern was the […]

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Conference on Arms Trade Treaty meets in Geneva

The World Trade Organisation is hosting the second conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which came into force in 2014, ...

Rideau Institute Staff on Holiday!

We have amazing staff, interns and volunteers at the Rideau Institute and we could not get along without them.  They ...