Canada and Non-proliferation, arms control, and disarmament
Learn how Canada addresses international arms control and the proliferation of weapons by working with international regimes and partners through policy and programming initiatives.
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Weapons proliferation poses a major threat to Canadian security. Canada is active in a variety of initiatives, including the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction.
Learn more about Canada’s policies on nuclear weapons and efforts to mitigate nuclear and radiological threats.
Learn about the treaty prohibiting biological weapons and what Canada is doing to mitigate biological threats.
Learn about the treaty banning chemical weapons, and Canadian efforts to mitigate chemical threats.
We implement the Chemical Weapons Convention through the Canadian National Authority, which liaises with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical.
Learn more about Canada’s policies on conventional weapons and efforts to mitigate proliferation threats.
An overview of some of the key international mechanisms in place to deal with weapons proliferation and Canada’s role.
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