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

Read an overview of Canada’s nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament policy.

Peaceful uses of nuclear energy

Learn how Canada regulates and uses nuclear energy and materials.

Chemical weapons

Learn about the Chemical Weapons Convention (a disarmament treaty) and about the Canadian National Authority, which implements the Chemical Weapons Convention in Canada.

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

The spread of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons threatens Canadian and international security.

Global Partnership Program

Read about how Canada reduces the threat of weapons of mass destruction.

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