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At sunset a convoy of Canadian Light Armored Vehicles over-watches the area near Khadan Village, Afghanistan, Jan. 25. February 18

Why Ottawa’s justification of the Saudi deal is not enough

The growing number of red flags around the $15-billion arms deal should compel the Canadian government to come clean on the human rights implications of the military exports contract.   By Cesar Jaramillo, Executive Director of Project Ploughshares .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   […]

Canada_Parliament_Buildings January 22

Sweet contradictions: Canada’s arms deal with Saudi Arabia

More can be done from this country with a proud past and proven ability to use soft power to achieve change in the world.