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A total of four awards of CAD $5,000 are available to Canadian Master’s and/or Doctoral candidates to support the independent research and writing of an academic paper responding to a specific Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament (NACD) topic. Awards also include domestic travel support to Ottawa where successful candidates will present their completed papers during a special event at Global Affairs Canada Headquarters. Click here for more information and to apply before March 15, 2021.
Visit The Hill Times for this commentary by The Hon. Douglas Roche O.C. about the January 22nd Entry into Force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), including NATO’s attitude toward the Treaty and the growing support for the Treaty in Canada.

The Simons Foundation Canada is pleased to share the following invitation to join Canadians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention (CNWC) for their "Nuclear Disarmament in a World Emergency: Canada’s Responsibilities" online seminar series.  See the following for more information and to register. 

"The Arctic and World Order" is a Johns Hopkins University project which editors Kristina Spohr and Daniel S. Hamilton describe as an exploration of the “…political, legal, social, economic, geostrategic and environmental challenges confronting the Arctic in the face of global warming and a shifting world order….” See the following link to view this contribution to "The Arctic and World Order" by Ernie Regehr, Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation Canada, and to access the complete publication.
Five UBC students have been selected by the Liu Institute for Global Issues in the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs to receive the Simons Award in Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security for 2020. The award is funded by an endowment provided by The Simons Foundation Canada.
See The Simons Foundation Canada's page on Canadian Defence Policy for briefing papers by Ernie Regehr, O.C., Senior Fellow in Arctic Security and Defence at The Simons Foundation Canada.