By the numbers: Canada's Saudi deal

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January 15, 2016

Recent criticism of Saudi Arabia’s human rights records has put Canada’s largest military goods contract under the microscope. In 2014, Canada signed a deal worth nearly $15-billion to supply Saudi Arabia with light armoured vehicles. 

"If you're creating dependency of jobs on sales to a country like Saudi Arabia, or any place where there are human rights concerns, that is going to limit what you can say about those concerns," says arms expert Ken Epps. Read our in-depth interview with him here: "The murky world of Canada’s arms manufacturing."

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