International and domestic pressure increases as official figures show a dramatic surge in Canadian LAV exports to Saudi Arabia since the Prime Minister stated he was “looking for a way out of the Saudi arms deal”.
In Venezuela, Ukraine and Yemen, the government of Canada must decisively move to embrace new opportunities for diplomatic peacemaking.
Today’s blog post looks at some important steps forward in the Yemeni peace process, French activism against selling arms to the Saudis and some hard-hitting questions for those who support the US-led effort to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
We are in pre-election planning mode. Join us in our urgent effort to energize and mobilize progressives in all the federal parties to develop strong, innovative peacebuilding platforms.
To avert another all-out war in Libya, it is the duty of western countries, including Canada, to ensure strict enforcement of the UN arms embargo and provide full support for the Libya peace process.
Germany has extended its ban on weapons to Saudi Arabia for another six months. It will take a Trump veto to override the action of the USA Congress to end that country’s role in the Yemen war. When will Canada finally do what is right?