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July 17, 2019: Canada and Saudi Arabia Relations

Relations between Canada and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are interesting. The countries share important economic ties, with Saudi Arabia representing Canada's second largest trading partner in the Middle East. The relationship increased in February 2014 with the purchase of C$15 billion worth of Canadian arms by Saudi Arabia. Until August 2018, there were over 16,000 Saudi students on government scholarships in Canada.


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Here are some news about Canada and Saudi Arabia:

Saudi Arabia withdrawing students from Canadian schools, suspending flights - Aug 6, 2018

For Canada, the G20 summit in Saudi Arabia could be far more tense than most - Jul 10, 2019

Canada should lead campaign to move G20 summit out of Saudi Arabia, says UN expert - Jul 5, 2019

Canadian Labour Congress urged to denounce Canada’s arms deal with Saudi Arabia - Jun 26, 2019

Canadian Export Agency Lifts Suspension on Saudi Arabia Business - Jul 2, 2019

Saudi Arabia Controls North America’s Largest Oil Refinery - Jul 16, 2019

UN calls on Canada, U.S. to hold Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman accountable in Khashoggi killing - Jun 20, 2019

Canada still shipping LAVs to Saudi Arabia despite human rights concerns - Jun 27, 2019