Experts Say

Canada needs to embrace peace and sign nuclear ban treaty

Toronto Star
July 26, 2017
By Setsuko Thurlow

I am still rejoicing. After more than half a century of warning the world of the horrors that nuclear weapons would rain down on cities and people, I and other survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki finally have concrete hope. Against the will of the nine nuclear weapon states that boycotted the United Nations negotiations, 122 countries voted to adopt the text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. It will enter into force after 50 countries sign and ratify it, beginning Sept. 20.
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