Will Justin Trudeau respect the will of Canadians on banning nuclear weapons?
Despite the unwarranted lower profile of the nuclear threat, some important steps toward the elimination of nuclear weapons have been taken. The most important is the coming into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) in January 2021. As crucial as the treaty is, none of the current states that possess nuclear weapons has signed on to it. Nor has Canada.