Defence & Security

Liberals accused of misrepresenting arms export control regime

Government’s defence of the current regulatory framework suggests it doesn’t 'welcome greater oversight,' says NGO head.

NDP MP Hélène Laverdière, left, said she's disappointed that the governing Liberals defeated her motion to establish a parliamentary oversight committee for arms exports, though Liberal MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, right, argues that it was unnecessary and that Canada's defence industry is already 'highly regulated.'
The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 12:00 AM

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