Postcard from Saudi Arabia: Canada’s relationship is on the rocks, but there’s still time

Commercial diplomacy is the key to restore a more balanced relationship with Riyadh, writes Omar Allam.

Saudi Ambassador Naif Bin Bandir Alsudairy, left, and Canadian Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion, seen here following a dinner hosted by the Saudi Embassy in March, have been the point men for the sometimes contentious relations between the two countries.The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 12:00 AM

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