“we have an incredible climate change plan that includes putting a price on carbon pollution, also investing in clean innovation. But we also know we need to get our natural resources to market and we’re doing both”. Right. But doing the second negates the first – in fact, it completely overwhelms it.
“The average Canadian understands this is targeted at us (Muslims),” Arar said Friday. “With Bill C-51, you are basically saying, ‘Muslims are dangerous.’ This is the message that is being given.”Arar called on the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to scrap what he called an unnecessary law introduced by the Conservatives.
It didn’t matter whether or not the vehicles in these particular videos were made in Canada. The videos documented the proclivity of the Saudi regime to use force — and, specifically, armoured vehicles — against civilians. And let this be clear: the threshold established by Canada’s export controls was never proof that Canadian-made goods had been involved in human rights violations. The threshold is a reasonable risk that they might be so used.