Canada is still honouring the biggest arms sale in our history to Saudi Arabia, a regime whose idea of justice is death for dissidents who exercise freedom of the press like Jamal Khashoggi.
Faced with audio recordings of Jamal Khashoggi’s gruesome murder and dismemberment obtained by Turkish authorities, Riyadh next claimed that the dissident journalist died accidentally in a physical confrontation. You know, the usual fatal beating a citizen gets at his consulate when he goes to pick up his marriage papers. Photograph courtesy of Commons Wikimedia
HALIFAX—So Canada is back, eh Justin?
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'