Press for Conversion #52
Publisher: Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
Date Written: 01/10/2003
Year Published: 2003
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX16162
This issue is filled with detailed analysis of the many ways in which the Canadian government and corporations are deeply embedded in the U.S. war machine.
Abstract: This issue is filled with detailed analysis of the many ways in which the Canadian government and corporations are deeply embedded in the U.S. war machine. For example, the Canada Pension Plan invests in Americas biggest war industries, including those producing dozens of major weapons systems used in the Iraq war that began in 2003. This issue has original COAT research listing 100 Canadian military companies that have provided parts and services for the major weapons systems used in Iraq. This issue also exposes statistics on the how the Canadian government has over the past few decades given billions of dollars to Canadian arms industries that have aided and abetted US wars and invasions. Also revealed is a the flow of financial support from Canada's military industrial complex into both the Liberal Party and the Conservative Party. This issue provides detailed evidence showing that over the past decade, war-related corporations in Canada have given millions of dollars in political donations to these parties, and that the primary recipient of this corporate largesse has been the Liberal Party.