Protester accuses government of “supporting mass murder” for continued Saudi arms sales

Protester accuses government of "supporting mass murder" for continued Saudi arms sales 1


A protester interrupted a press conference held by Justice Minister David Lametti to demand answers for why the government has continued arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

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34 Comments on "Protester accuses government of “supporting mass murder” for continued Saudi arms sales"

  1. Why are we supporting that dictatorship?!

  2. He’s has a point. The original deal was that Saudi Arabia wouldn’t use the armored vehicles in the Yemen War, but they broke that agreement. On the other hand, a lot of people’s jobs in Southern Ontario depend on that deal.

    • iGlesias Beats | August 1, 2019 at 3:18 PM | Reply

      They could easily scout other buyers around the world. We are not dependant on Saudi arabia…

    • Carol Minnich I’d rather have the jobs

    • iGlesias Beats | August 1, 2019 at 3:28 PM | Reply

      @makeouthill very insensitive comment. Youre obviously trolling her with it… its not a choose one over the other scenario… we dont have to lose jobs. We just need to source other buyers.

    • iGlesias Beats That’s easier said than done. You’re competing against the US military market, which is the preferred arms dealer for most countries.

    • Instead of u.a.e. how about our Canadian forces get those armoured vehicles

  3. Stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia. They are not our friends, the strategic value is minimal, and politically it brings us nothing but ill will from other countries.

  4. Justin must have some Saudi connections because he sells them weapons and he had the big coverup for SNC Lavalin who does work in Saudi Arabia

  5. pamela kingwell | August 1, 2019 at 1:47 PM | Reply

    Lametti and Trudeau deserve each other!

    • Carol Minnich | August 1, 2019 at 2:53 PM | Reply

      pamela kingswell, True, and Canadians deserve better. We do not support the sale of Arms to Saudi Arabia. Trudeau is just after an UN Security Council Seat and he’s courting the Islamic Bloc by selling arms. So unbelievably gross I can’t stand it.

  6. The guy is right and my vote in the next election will be based on it.

  7. Kristofer Salter | August 1, 2019 at 1:56 PM | Reply

    crooks kinda basic

  8. The Liberals are finished.

    • Carol Minnich | August 1, 2019 at 2:57 PM | Reply

      I sincerely hope so, but they won’t go down without a huge fight. Sadly Trudeau doesn’t give two rips about anyone in Yemen, or even anyone in Canada. He just cares about himself and his reputation and he wants to ‘make a name for himself’ by securing that UN seat and he doesn’t care who dies for him to get it.

  9. Jameel McNeil | August 1, 2019 at 2:51 PM | Reply

    Finally someone asking the right questions of our government … CBC and Global news better be taking notes on how journalism is actually done

  10. Stop funding anyone at the moment and slam the boarders shut. But we know that’ll never happen.

  11. @CTV
    Thank you for posting this, keep up the journalism and providing us with uncensored/unfiltered news.

  12. Zdenek Niederle | August 1, 2019 at 3:45 PM | Reply

    Liberals having standards? On the top of that the highest?😂
    Who needs comedy channels??

  13. Buckbennyrides | August 1, 2019 at 5:05 PM | Reply

    But Justin can’t be mean to the Saudis, their feminist virtue out signals his.

  14. Zaki Choudhary | August 1, 2019 at 5:34 PM | Reply

    Eves Engler is quickly becoming a national treasure. Our government openly justifying war crimes. Cute.

  15. Canada has guns to sell?? Lmfao

  16. Yes, why are we selling weapons to a country with abysmal human rights and currently at war with poor Yemen? Shame on the government for putting money before ethics.

  17. Thanks for posting
    Awareness of government corruption is important

  18. synthesis 101 | August 2, 2019 at 3:29 AM | Reply

    = Sewers runneth OVERBOARD cannot be hidden anymore * we know * timely exposure * Canadians have awoken FULLY ALERT & responsive to what they FEEL – SEE – HEAR – find out – etc…
    The CHANGE OVER IS HERE AT LAST !!! P.P.C creative force for LOVE * TRUTH * Wisdom }}}

  19. Why would anyone deal with a nation that still crucifies people?

  20. Bad Picture Man | August 2, 2019 at 10:03 AM | Reply

    🇨🇦 < 🇨🇦 + green

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