The government is playing a cynical waiting game, hoping the outcry over continued Canadian military assistance to Saudi Arabia’s barbarous war effort in Yemen will just die away. We must not let that happen.
Let Foreign Minister Chystia Freeland know that Canada’s Arms Trade Treaty accession legislation, Bill C-47, is just not credible without the inclusion of Canadian military exports to the United States.
When will the Justin Trudeau Liberals start living up to their international legal responsibilities?
Our sordid Saudi arms deal makes Canada complicit in atrocities against innocent Yemeni civilians.
Many western democracies have parliamentary oversight of arms exports but not Canada.
Let Prime Minister Trudeau know you support robust and ongoing review of Canada’s arms exports through a new parliamentary committee.