Warning: This is not something out of a straight-to-DVD movie. This is real life. The Canadian federal government has started taking serious action against an impending nuclear attack after North Korea tested more missiles this week that were strong enough to reach the west coast of Canada.
Threats this serious and severe have not been seen since the Cold War. And now, both the Canadian and U.S. governments have started preparing for the worst.
With global tensions on the rise and the North Korean threat looming over people's heads across the world, the Prime Minister's Office drafted an agreement with Canada's National Defence to reopen bunkers on two military bases according to CBC News.
But the reopening of these bunkers, along with other "secret" discussions, have been happening somewhat covertly for a long time now. CBC News also reported in a separate account that Canada and the U.S. held private meetings last spring where they worked out the worst-case scenarios if a nuclear attack from North Korea were to occur. The nations conducted simulated attacks on both sides of the border to determine the impact it would have on our countries as well as to help them develop better contingency plans in the event of an attack, which is starting to seem more likely than ever.
Most recently, after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un tested more nuclear missiles earlier this week, the Trump administration announced Tuesday that Canada and the U.S. will be co-hosting a meeting with other nations to find a non-military solution to stop N.K. from continuing to fire its ballistic missiles. The meeting will take place in early 2018 and include officials from Japan and South Korea.