If you sign this petition it will be read in Parliament! Support the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty
Our friends at the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War – Canada (IPPNW-Canada) have initiated an official Parliament of Canada E-Petition calling on the Government of Canada to join the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
The government responds within 45 calendar days to every E-Petition presented to the House of Commons, both paper and electronic.
This couldn’t be a more appropriate time to circulate this petition as the Treaty will become international law on January 22, 2021. The closing date for signatures of this petition is Feb 6 and 500 signatures are necessary before Elizabeth May can stand up in the House of Commons and read the petition.
With any luck we can get 500 signatures soon and she will be able to read the petition before Jan 22.Nancy Covington
PeaceQuest is supporting this E-Petition, initiated by Nancy Covington of Halifax, N.S., and encourages everyone to sign.
To add your name, click below to be transferred to the official Parliament of Canada E-Petition website.
You will be transferred to the Parliament of Canada website
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I will not sign the petition on nuclear disarmament as I am a U. S. citizen, but my mind and heart are with it. Peace to us all!
Please, support nuclear eragon ban.
I got this reply (to the Peace Quest letter) from my Conservative MP John Barlow:
“The Liberals have stated they cannot make such a commitment to sign the treaty because of its membership in NATO. While their opposition of this treaty has recently softened to “acknowledging” it’s goals, Canada is not any closer to signing.
Conservatives have always taken a strong and hard approach towards nuclear disarmament. Sadly, Canada’s efforts have been non-existent since Trudeau has been Prime Minister.
Our previous Conservative Government made it a foreign policy objective to prevent and combat the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, with the ultimate goal being the complete elimination of these weapons. We took steps towards nuclear proliferation. These steps included a universal Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), a fully in-force Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and a verifiable treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons.
Conservatives took real and meaningful action towards disarmament, it is of great disappointment that no efforts are being made by the Liberal government.”
No to nuclear war, therefore ban nuclear weapons!
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