Why is Canada against prohibiting nuclear weapons?

Canadians have to ask themselves under what circumstances they would be comfortable with another country killing hundreds of thousands of civilians in their name.

USAF Photo: Senior Airman Apryl Hall
United States B-52 Stratofortress bombers at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Nov. 8, 2015.
Beatrice Fihn
Published: Friday, 03/04/2016 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Friday, 03/04/2016 3:46 pm EST

In the dim days of the Cold War, Canada aided United States preparations for nuclear war, hosting nuclear-tipped missiles on its soil, ready to fire at a moment’s notice.

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