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International, Politics, Society

Officials mum on alleged Saudi ‘hit squad’ raid foiled at Pearson Airport

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair is not commenting on specific allegations in a lawsuit filed in Washington on Thursday that allege the Saudi crown prince sent a hit squad to Canada to kill a former top Saudi intelligence official less than two »

International, Politics

Canada sanctions 17 Saudi officials linked to Khashoggi murder

Canada announced Thursday targeted sanctions against 17 Saudi nationals linked to the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi but the man who the CIA and Turkish officials believe ordered the killing is not on Ottawa’s sanctions list. The sanctions »

International, Politics

Canada won’t scrap LAV deal over Saudi journalist’s disappearance, says Freeland

Canada has no plans to cancel its multibillion contract to supply Saudi Arabia with advanced armoured vehicles despite ongoing concerns about the kingdom’s human rights record and a global outrage over the disappearance and possible murder of a prominent Saudi »

International, Politics

Trudeau defends government’s handling of relations with Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended Canada’s policy vis-à-vis Saudi Arabia as a wave of global outrage is building up about the case of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident Saudi journalist now missing and feared dead. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and »