Canada and Saudi Arabia stood out as the most prolific amongst their economic peers.
Yet since her arrival in Canada, the 18-year-old has been subject to hateful online trolls
Canada should take effective action to demonstrate that its commitments aren't just empty rhetoric.
The Washington Post journalist was last seen entering a Saudi consulate in October.
Discussions with the Saudi chief prosecutor have yielded no “concrete results” despite “good-willed efforts” by Turkey, he said.
Canada's reaction to Jamal Khashoggi's death thus far makes it clear the government's claim of a human-rights based foreign policy is false.
Ending arms sales to Saudi Arabia, and halting all trade, will let the world know that Canada actually takes its supposed values seriously.
"It's important to establish clear facts about what has happened."
And it starts with treating them fairly.
Canada shouldn't be seen as a country daring to take the first step against Saudi Arabia, but rather as a bully's friend who said the wrong thing.