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"Ottawa is contractually obliged to keep secret the details of a controversial $15-billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia – a transaction that Stephen Harper personally assured the country’s monarch will be guaranteed by the Canadian government, documents say."G&M Jan.11, 2016 : Tories press Liberal government to justify Saudi arms deal
"The Liberal government is facing increasing pressure to make public the most important deliberations on Canada’s $15-billion sale of combat vehicles to Saudi Arabia: precisely how the transaction is justified under this country’s strict weapons export control regime.
Mr. [Tony] Clement acknowledges that the Conservatives are asking for information they refused to release while in office under Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
But he says the new leadership of the Conservative Party feels differently."
"The Big One is Landed.
A big congrats! And inspiring for all. Great day for Canadian interests. The biggest-ever single export deal in Canadian history.
This is also a breakthrough deal for CCC which will be the prime contractor and will receive a substantial service fee for its role. CCC expects to establish a presence in KSA in due course to manage the contract."