Archive » Tag: Canadian LAVs

Ukraine diplomacy, the nuclear testing taboo, Canada and Saudi arms exports and more

September 3, 2023

Modest but important steps in the direction of diplomacy to end the war in Ukraine; strengthening the nuclear testing taboo, and disturbing new reasons why Canada should end its arms exports to Saudi Arabia are some of our topics in this week’s blog post.

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August update on Yemen conflict and Canadian LAV exports to Saudi Arabia

August 19, 2019

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”.

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Law reform needed to ensure Canada meets global arms trade standards

December 4, 2018

Status Report on Bill C-47 For all those of you following the passage of Bill C-47, the legislation to permit Canada to join the Arms Trade Treaty, we are pleased to attach the updated Civil Society Brief presented to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and International Trade on 21 November 2018. “The government of Canada […]

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Trudeau plays cynical waiting game while children die in Yemen

November 20, 2018

In February 2018 Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland addressed the Human Rights Council in Geneva. She stated: Few issues are as important as those that relate to human rights and freedoms…. We are also in a time in which international humanitarian law has been dangerously challenged. Civilians are being slaughtered and have been the targets of ongoing attacks in […]

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