Columnists
Elbit Hermes 900 drone. Image credit: Matthieu Sontag/Wikimedia Commons. Licence CC-BY-SA
Matthew Behrens | There has been increased focus on the growing Canadian relationship with Israel's drone warfare industry over the past month, as the Israeli military targeted Gaza with an 11-day terror bombardment.
Columnists
Families return to Shujaiya in eastern Gaza, scene of some of the heaviest Israeli bombing in July 2014. Image credit: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam International/Flickr
Chuka Ejeckam | Israel is merely one entry in a list of countries Canada sells weapons to which systematically violate human rights, including the massacre of civilians.
Blog
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Brent Patterson | A webinar on June 3 will convene human rights defenders to discuss what's next in the social struggle in Colombia.
Columnists
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Instead of selling weapons of war, the United States should make global public health the number 1 priority. It is by far the most effective way to enhance the country's national security.
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.
News
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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
Image: Used with permission of Labour Against the Arms Trade.
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.