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Parliament of Canada

Letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

As we begin 2019, the Canadian Council of Churches is releasing a statement that has been sent to Prime Minister Trudeau and the leaders of all political parties represented in Canada’s House of Commons. The letter, signed by the leaders of the Council’s 26-member denominations, restates our longstanding call for the elimination of nuclear weapons around …

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Parliament of Canada

Letter Regarding Canada’s Absence from Multilateral Process to Ban Nuclear Weapons

On October 6, 2017, The Canadian Council of Churches sent a letter to The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, addressing concerns about the country’s absence from a multilateral negotiation process to ban nuclear weapons. The letter states: “In particular, we wish to express our disappointment in Canada’s absence from the recent multilateral negotiations …

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Nobel Peace Prize

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

6 October 2017 Executive Director International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Switzerland Dear Beatrice and colleagues: On behalf of the member denominations of The Canadian Council of Churches and its bodies, including operation division Project Ploughshares, we congratulate the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for being awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. The …

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