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Minutes to Midnight



Why more than 800 Order of Canada recipients call for Nuclear Disarmament.

By Murray Thomson, O.C.

The genesis for Minutes to Midnight arose from the action of 100 Nobel Laureates who marked the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in 2001 with a newspaper advertisement warning that the security of the world hangs on environmental and social reform. A committee, formed to promote this statement through prominent Canadians, began soliciting the support of Order of Canada recipients. The movement has grown through the years as has the urgency of the global situation. This book is their call for immediate action on Nuclear Disarmament.

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Setsuko Thurlow and the Hibakusha of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Voted 2015 Arms Control Person of the Year

For Immediate Release: January 6, 2016

(Washington, D.C.)—Setsuko Thurlow and the Hibakusha of Hiroshima and Nagasaki received the highest number of votes in an online poll to determine the 2015 Arms Control Person of the Year.

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