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Brent Patterson | Despite the pandemic, the production of F-35 fighter jets continues in Italy and the U.S., while Quebec deems "defence manufacturing" an essential service.
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Brent Patterson | Even after the pandemic was declared, CADSI stated its arms show would continue, but now they say they will make an updated announcement on April 1.
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Brent Patterson | In a shocking decision, the organizers of CANSEC say they still intend to convene a trade show in Ottawa that could bring together 12,000 people from 55 countries.
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Brent Patterson | Those who buy and sell arms will be in town on May 27-28, but a major conference and protest says it's time to cancel CANSEC.
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Brent Patterson | On May 29, nearly 100 activists blocked the two entrances to the largest arms fair in Canada.
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Brent Patterson | Past protests against the world's largest weapons show in London, England give inspiration to upcoming protests against Canada's largest arms fair in Ottawa.
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Kevin Shimmin | "I understand why you are here. It's a horrible deal." Canada's continued participation in the arms trade needs to end. Kevin Shimmin offers his experience and perspective.
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Matthew Behrens | The Trudeau team is poised to fail two significant foreign policy tests. One deals with an individual war criminal, while the other is a massive terrorism and torture trade show.
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Matthew Behrens | Even as Canada enters the next stage of its two front wars, it would be good to pause and apologize for the unspeakable grief we have caused to the people of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.