"Canada's trade in nuclear materials with India is a direct violation of the NPT, yet we resumed trading equipment and fissionable materials with India in 2013," cited Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada.

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is an International Pact whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons.

"India has indicated a willingness to pursue a comprehensive plan for a nuclear-free world, and has voluntarily adopted a 'no first use' policy. I call on (Canadian Prime Minister) Stephen Harper to stop encouraging defiance of the NPT," May added in a statement on Thursday.

Selling uranium to India could cause us to violate the NPT if India uses it to manufacture weapons, and make us part of the global insecurity problem, urged Lorraine Rekmans, the Green Party's Indigenous Affairs Critic and candidate for Leeds – Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes.

Daniel Green, Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada, said, "India is not a signatory to the International Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. It would be unacceptable for Canada to renege on its commitments to this treaty, which is indispensable to our global security."

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