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Saudi arms contract has 'significant risk'


Celebrated by the Canadian government as the “largest advanced manufacturing export win” in the country’s existence, the recently announced $10-billion sale of armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia poses a “significant risk” of contributing to serious human rights violations.

Afraid to pull the trigger on ATT

Small arms

The United States signed the Arms Trade Treaty last week, raising the total number of signatures to 107. Unfortunately, Canada remains one of the shrinking number of countries that have failed to sign the treaty. Months after Canada voted in favour of the treaty at the UN General Assembly, the Harper government remains reluctant to […]