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Statement by CADSI in Support of New Legislation to Accede to United Nations Arms Trade Treaty

Ottawa, 13 April 2017 – Christyn Cianfarani, President of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries, today issued the following statement regarding the Government of Canada’s new legislation to allow for Canada’s  accession to the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty:

The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI)—as the national industry voice of over 800 companies across Canada that produce world-class goods, services and technologies sought the world over—reaffirms its support of Canada’s accession to the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (UN ATT). The new legislation introduced in parliament today by Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland will continue to raise the bar for countries across the globe and contribute positively to strengthening global security and non-proliferation. CADSI remains committed to working with the Government of Canada as it accedes to the UN ATT.

About CADSI

The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is the national industry voice of more than 800 Canadian defence and security companies that produce world-class goods, services and technologies made across Canada and sought the world over. The industries contributes to the employment of more than 63,000 Canadians and generate $10 billion in annual revenues, roughly 60 per cent of which come from exports. To learn more, visit www.defenceandsecurity.ca and follow us on Twitter at @CadsiCanada.

 

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Posted 2017-04-13
Last Modified 2017-04-13 14:30