Posts Tagged ‘arms’

Trudeau defends Canada’s $15 billion arms deal with despotic Saudi regime

May 7, 2018

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is continuing to defend Canada’s $15 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia, even as new information reveals the murderous character of the military equipment Ottawa is shipping to Riyadh.

A recent report from CBC, based on documents it obtained, outlined for the first time specifics of the Canadian-Saudi arms deal that had previously been sealed under a confidentiality accord.

Canada defends record $11bn arms sale to Saudi Arabia in court

December 21, 2016

The Canadian government is fighting a court battle against an anti-war activist seeking to derail a record arms deal with Saudi Arabia. The activist argues the weapons could be used to violate human rights, including in the Saudi intervention in Yemen.

The Big, Fat Saudi-Arms-Deal Spin

April 18, 2016

According to Prime Minister Trudeau, proceeding with the multi-billion dollar arms deal with human rights violator Saudi Arabia is “a matter of principle.” When have we heard this before? Ah yes, the previous government.