In Saudi crisis, a legacy for Canada

Cesar Jaramillo Conventional Weapons, Featured, Ploughshares Monitor

A routine tweet in August from Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, calling for the release of imprisoned activists in Saudi Arabia, has presented the Trudeau government with a golden opportunity to …

Canada and Saudi Arabia: An arms deal no matter what

Cesar Jaramillo Conventional Weapons, Featured

Seven months after disturbing footage appeared to show Canadian-made armoured vehicles being used against civilians in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, Global Affairs Canada announced the results of the investigation it …

Disarming Security: Project Ploughshares and Canadian military export policy

Ploughshares Conventional Weapons

On February 14, 2015, Ed Fast, the former Canadian Minister of International Trade, helped announce the largest advanced manufacturing contract in Canadian history. A brilliant economic achievement on paper, the …