Should the government provide military aid to Saudi Arabia during its conflict with Yemen?statsdiscuss
Liberal’s answer: YesJustin Trudeau has defended his government’s decision to sign off on the sale of more than 900 armoured vehicles – including dozens described as “heavy assault” and equipped with cannons – to Saudi Arabia, arguing that the deal is in line with Canada’s foreign and defence policies.
The C$15bn ($11.63bn) deal – struck by the previous Conservative government in 2014 and given the green light after Trudeau became prime minister – has been in the spotlight in recent years amid growing concerns about Riyadh’s human rights record.Source
Should the government increase or decrease foreign aid spending?statsdiscuss
Liberal’s answer: IncreaseOn behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada and our Parliamentary Caucus, I call on the government to end the practice of lapsed spending, and engage with broader civil society so that Canada can once again assume its role as a constructive and engaged player on the world stage.Source
Should the government increase or decrease military spending?statsdiscuss