On Canada’s role in the global arms trade, in responding to the growing nuclear peril, and in helping end the dangerous American confrontation with Iran, the Justin Trudeau Liberals need concrete, credible and courageous diplomatic peacemaking and peacebuilding options.
We can make a real difference. Stopping our military exports will impede Saudi Arabia’s military capacity to continue to wreak havoc in Yemen. It would also be a powerful, tangible, positive demonstration of support for human rights and the rule of law, at a time when they are under global attack.
Senate Human Rights Committee makes a series of innovative recommendations to ensure that Canada will not compromise human security for commercial interests.
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.
Part One of a series examining Canada’s legislation acceding to the historic Arms Trade Treaty.
Ceasefire.ca evaluation of government performance gives failing grade on arms trade transparency, NATO sabre rattling and missed opportunity on UN peacekeeping.