Podcast
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Scott Neigh | Bianca Mugyenyi and Yves Engler talk about myths and perceptions of the role of Canadian on the international stage, and why they founded the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute earlier this year.
Blog
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Yves Engler | Is it appropriate for the Canadian government to promote arms exports? And why, with its love of scandal, does the dominant media not question this use of taxpayers' dollars?
Columnists
Photo of demonstrators at the Wescam HQ on September 28, 2020. Image: contributed photo
Matthew Behrens | Two new reports on Canadian weapons exports reveal that Canadian-based corporate entities are complicit in the commission of war crimes in Yemen, Turkey, Libya, Syria and Iraq.
Blog
Armed RCMP officer trespasses on unceded Wet'suwet'en territory in October 2019. Image: Unist'ot'en Camp/Video Screenshot/Twitter
Brent Patterson | While the Trudeau government's ban on military-grade weapons in Canada is needed, it should extend to this country's increasing arms export industry as well.
Podcast
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Scott Neigh | Simon Black talks about Labour Against the Arms Trade and its work to oppose the sale of light armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia.
Blog
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Brent Patterson | On May 29, nearly 100 activists blocked the two entrances to the largest arms fair in Canada.
Columnists
CANSEC protest. Photo: Koozma J. Tarasoff
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.
Blog
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Brent Patterson | From the Gatling gun to armoured vehicles and assault rifles, arms manufacturers have profited from the production of weapons used against Indigenous peoples.
Blog
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Brent Patterson | We need to move from war to renewables to avoid climate breakdown. The upcoming CANSEC arms trade show in Ottawa takes us in the wrong direction.
Blog
Yves Engler | The Trudeau government has largely maintained the Conservative government's pro-Saudi policies and support for Riyadh's belligerence in the region.
Blog
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Thomas Woodley | The general public has panned the government's arms sale to the Saudis. Now it's time to close loopholes in Canada's new arms sales legislation.
Blog
Scott Vrooman | Canada quietly ignores human rights while obsessing over the PM's human parts.