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Ukraine brinkmanship, handgun freeze, Arbour’s report and more

June 5, 2022

Today we examine the increasingly reckless Biden policy on arms to Ukraine, consider the global and Canadian arms trade, highlight the Liberal handgun freeze and applaud Arbour’s landmark military sexual misconduct report.

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Devastating Amnesty Report prompts USA hold on cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia

May 30, 2016

Even as Ottawa groups were planning a demonstration against the sordid Canada–Saudi arms deal, to coincide with the appearance of Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan at the annual CANSEC military trade show, Amnesty International issued a devastating new report on Saudi atrocities in Yemen. The report catalogues the grave risks of injury and death facing civilians […]

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Steven Staples op-ed: Five reasons why Canada doesn’t need a defence industry

June 2, 2012

The defence industry is deaf to the other priorities of taxpayers, and insists that its slice of the budget pie remains as large as it always has been, even if everyone else has to do with less.

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