Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said he couldn't cancel the $15 million arms deal. Then he said he could, but wouldn't. Now he's saying he doesn't want to.
The $15-billion agreement to ship Light Armored Vehicles to Saudi Arabia is the largest export contract in Canadian history. It was controversial last year, but has barely registered on the campaign trail.
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.