Non-proliferation and disarmament

Learn how Canada prevents the spread of chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear weapons through Canadian laws and agencies and by working with international partners.


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Nuclear weapons

Overview of Canada’s nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament policy.

Peaceful uses of nuclear energy

How Canada regulates and uses nuclear energy and materials.

Chemical weapons

The Chemical Weapons Convention in Canada and the Canadian National Authority.

Biological weapons

Get an overview of how Canada implements the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention.

Conventional weapons

Learn about Canada’s stance on the control of weapons systems and arms.

Counter-proliferation and export controls

Learn about Canada’s commitment to preventing the development of weapons of mass destruction.

WMD Threat Reduction Program

How Canada reduces the threat of weapons of mass destruction.

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