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Ottawa is trying to fight off a lawsuit alleging that its $15 billion arms deal with the middle eastern monarchy breaks Canadian law
The Trudeau government contends that a massive $15 billion armored vehicle deal is "between a private company and Saudi Arabia." Documents obtained by VICE News prove that's not quite true.
While the deal has sparked controversy publicly in Canada because of Saudi Arabia's human rights record, privately, bureaucrats were celebrating that "The Big One Has Landed" in emails.
An exclusive VICE News investigation shows that Canada’s program to export Light Armored Vehicles didn’t stop at a $15-billion deal with Saudi Arabia — they’ve been looking for other buyers, including Kuwait.