Views from the Vienna Conference on:
"The humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons" by Ramesh Thakur.
"The Humanitarian Impact on the Nuclear Weapons Treaty" by Paul Meyer.
Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs [English & French] and the related Media Release [English Press & French Press] from
Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (CNANW) and endorsed by Canadian
Pugwash, one of the members of CNANW
The Good News Service is created by Murray Thomson, a long time member of Canadian Pugwash, now serving on the Executive Committee. He is also a major contributor to the Canadian's for a Nuclear Weapons Convention initiative:
The Order of Canada is the country’s highest civilian honour and is the centrepiece of Canada’s honours system. It recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Five hundred and fifty-two recipients of the Order of Canada have joined an initiative led by John Polanyi, C.C., Douglas Roche, O.C., and Murray Thomson, O.C., calling for international negotiations to achieve a Nuclear Weapons Convention – a verifiable treaty on the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons.
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