Tag Archives: Ken Epps

How to let Parliament know you want better oversight of arms exports

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Please send an email to the Foreign Affairs Committee members urging them to support the motion to establish a sub-committee on Canadian arms export controls. Establishing a Parliamentary sub-committee specifically responsible for providing oversight of Canada‚Äôs arms export controls could go a long way towards reducing the potential for Canadian-made arms ending up fueling regional […]

End of the Arms Trade Treaty (for now)

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Negotiations towards a global Arms Trade Treaty ended without an agreement last month when the Obama administration, under pressure from the pro-gun National Rifle Association and facing a presidential election in November, effectively killed a deal by demanding more time on the last day of negotiations.