Ms. HÃ©lÃ¨ne LaverdiÃ¨re (Laurierâ€”Sainte-Marie, NDP):
Mr. Speaker, with this government, it seems that everything is for sale.
We all know that . Nevertheless, Canada continues to export weapons to that country and to others, such as Libya, that have very questionable human rights records. Canada is now the second-largest exporter of arms to the Middle East.
Does the Minister of Foreign Affairs believe that Canada should export military equipment to countries that violate women's rights? Are we now a nation of feminists?