• Canada Ratifies the Convention on Cluster Munitions

    Canada Ratifies the Convention on Cluster Munitions

    (Ottawa – 17 March 2015) Today, Canada ratified the Convention on Cluster Munitions, totally banning the use of such inhumane weapons.  The Convention on Cluster Munitions, which bans the use, production, transfer and stockpiling of cluster munitions as well as assistance with any of those acts, was first signed in December 2008. Canada’s move today

  • Can Elephants Detect Landmines?

    Can Elephants Detect Landmines?

    The Canadian Landmine Foundation follows closely stories about landmine detection around the world. We recently published an article that described the increasing use of rodents in mine clearance efforts, and today we are pleased to share a story out that suggests elephants may be the next tool in landmine detection and clearance. Recent research in

  • Knocking Out Landmines: Charity Event, Mar. 27th

    Knocking Out Landmines: Charity Event, Mar. 27th

    On March 26th, 2008, the University of New Brunswick Business Law Society hosted the inaugural Knocking Out Landmines for-charity boxing event, which raised $2,090.64 in support of the Lawyers Against Landmines initiative. All funds raised through the Lawyers Against Landmines initiative went to benefit the Canadian Landmine Foundation. Proceeds from the event were used to

  • Ottawa Treaty Anniversary: Enters Into Force March 1st 1999

    Ottawa Treaty Anniversary: Enters Into Force March 1st 1999

      The international treaty to ban landmines, signed in Ottawa on 3 December 1997, entered into force on this day (March 1st) in 1999. The treaty is slowly eradicating the production and use of the anti-personnel landmines around the world, but more can be done. The Canadian Landmine Foundation (CLMF) exists to foster education and

  • Blessing: The Story of One Landmine Survivor

    Blessing: The Story of One Landmine Survivor

    A landmine survivor from Zimbabwe named Blessing was recently featured on the TV show The Doctors. Blessing received reconstructive surgery after suffering life-threatening injuries to his face and body from an exploded landmine. His story is one of inspiration but also education, as the need to raise awareness about the dangers of landmines remains extremely

Education and Awareness

  • Stop_cluster_bomb_march_-_Uganda

    Canada Ratifies the Convention on Cluster Munitions

    (Ottawa – 17 March 2015) Today, Canada ratified the Convention on Cluster Munitions, totally banning the use of such inhumane weapons.  The Convention on Cluster Munitions, which bans the use, production, transfer and stockpiling of cluster munitions as well as assistance with any of those acts, was first signed in December 2008. Canada’s move today

    Read more »
  • african-elephant

    Can Elephants Detect Landmines?

    The Canadian Landmine Foundation follows closely stories about landmine detection around the world. We recently published an article that described the increasing use of rodents in mine clearance efforts, and today we are pleased to share a story out that suggests elephants may be the next tool in landmine detection and clearance. Recent research in

    Read more »
  • knocking out landmines

    Knocking Out Landmines: Charity Event, Mar. 27th

    On March 26th, 2008, the University of New Brunswick Business Law Society hosted the inaugural Knocking Out Landmines for-charity boxing event, which raised $2,090.64 in support of the Lawyers Against Landmines initiative. All funds raised through the Lawyers Against Landmines initiative went to benefit the Canadian Landmine Foundation. Proceeds from the event were used to

    Read more »
  • Then UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan at Ottawa Treaty signing ceremony

    Ottawa Treaty Anniversary: Enters Into Force March 1st 1999

      The international treaty to ban landmines, signed in Ottawa on 3 December 1997, entered into force on this day (March 1st) in 1999. The treaty is slowly eradicating the production and use of the anti-personnel landmines around the world, but more can be done. The Canadian Landmine Foundation (CLMF) exists to foster education and

    Read more »
  • Blessing-HeadShot

    Blessing: The Story of One Landmine Survivor

    A landmine survivor from Zimbabwe named Blessing was recently featured on the TV show The Doctors. Blessing received reconstructive surgery after suffering life-threatening injuries to his face and body from an exploded landmine. His story is one of inspiration but also education, as the need to raise awareness about the dangers of landmines remains extremely

    Read more »

Contact Information

Matt Baker, Administrative Coordinator

Phone: (519) 885-5183
Toll-free phone: 1-866-346-5221
[email protected]

Mailing Address
Canadian Landmine Foundation
c/o LCMSDS, Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON, Canada
N2L 3C5

Physical Address
232 King St. N. Waterloo, ON

Business Hours
Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday to Sunday: Closed

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