“Canada must be clear-eyed about nuclear disarmament”
Opinion by Ernie Regehr, O.C, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence
and The Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C., Peace Leader
The Simons Foundation
Published by The Globe and Mail
January 21, 2019
Visit The Globe and Mail at the link below for this opinion piece by Ernie Regehr, our Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence, and The Hon. Douglas Roche, a Peace Leader with The Simons Foundation, on the the imminent termination of the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty and their call for Canada to intervene and demand a diplomatic review of INF compliance procedures.
-The world is about to lose one of the most important nuclear disarmament agreements ever made – and distressingly, Canada is silent.
Ernie Regehr, O.C. is Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation; Research Fellow at the Centre for Peace Advancement, Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo; and Chairman of Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention, a project of Canadian Pugwash Group.
The Hon. Douglas Roche, O.C. is an author and former Canadian Senator, parliamentarian and diplomat, and one of The Simons Foundation's Peace Leaders.