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
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Democracy, Terrorism and Killer Robots: Embassy News covers the 2015 Halifax International Security Forum The Halifax International Security Forum is one of the world’s biggest gatherings of defence and security leaders.
One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.