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Canada Breaking Its Own Export Rules With Saudi Deal: Group

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2017 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has maintained that cancelling the deal would give Canada a bad trading reputation.

Saudi Human Rights Record Remains Terrible: Canadian Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2017 | Canada Politics

The heavily redacted report was released by Canada's Department of Global Affairs after criticism over the Saudi arms deal.

Dion To Release Saudi Documents Amid Furor

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2017 | Canada Politics

"Credibility matters."

Here's An Entirely Legitimate Exit Strategy On The Saudi Arms Deal

Cesar Jaramillo | Posted 03.08.2017 | Canada Politics
Cesar Jaramillo

Questions about the dubious eligibility of Saudi Arabia as a recipient of Canadian-made military equipment have been raised for over two years. Yet two successive governments have failed to address the most basic question: how can the authorization of this deal be consistent with the human-rights safeguards of Canadian export controls?

Watch The Trudeau Town Hall On Canada's Place In The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Politics

Replay our chat with the prime minister.

NDP's Push On Jailed Blogger's Case Turns Tables On Liberals

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 01.13.2016 | Canada Politics

New Democrats demand action in case of Raif Badawi.

Germany Offers Counterpoint To Canada On Saudi Arms Exports

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2017 | Canada Politics

The nation has stopped the export of some military equipment to the Arab state.

Clement To Grits: Share Details On Arms Deal That Tories Wouldn't

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Politics

"Don't take the signal from the last government," the MP told The Globe and Mail.

Dion Stands By $15B Saudi Arms Deal After Executions

CBC | John Paul Tasker, CBC News | Posted 01.05.2017 | Canada Politics

A $15-billion contract signed under the previous government to supply Saudi Arabia with light-armoured military vehicles won't be revisited after the ...

Dion Raises Jailed Blogger's Case With Saudi Counterpart

CBC | Susana Mas, CBC News | Posted 12.17.2016 | Canada Politics

Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion says he conveyed Canada's desire to see clemency granted to jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi when he met with ...

Imprisoned Saudi Blogger's Supporters Met By Closed Doors

CP | Fannie Olivier, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Politics

They tried to deliver more than 31,000 letters to Saudi Arabia's embassy in Ottawa.

Duceppe Accuses Justin Trudeau Of Lying About Saudi Arms Sales

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2015 | Canada Politics

The Bloc Quebecois leader seized on Trudeau's statement that the deal was "not an agreement between the government of Canada and Saudi Arabia."

Canada Urged To Warn Saudi Arabia Against Yemen Bombing

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2016 | Canada Politics

"We will continue to engage with Saudi Arabia on a range of issues including regional security and human rights."