saudi arabia

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks during a press conference in Edmonton on Feb. 24, 2020. (Jason Franson/CP)

Saudi Arabia is buying shares of Alberta’s oil sands companies. The ‘ethical oil’ argument is dead.

Max Fawcett: If Canadian oil and gas companies are going to accept Saudi Arabia’s money, it’s probably time for their proxies to retire arguments about the immorality of their oil

A Saudi teenager is welcomed to Canada (and its politics)

Image of the week: Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun stepped off a plane in Toronto and into the arms of Canada’s foreign minister. It was a big win for both.

Why Trump’s handling of the Jamal Khashoggi murder is so dangerous

Adnan R. Khan: In backing the Saudi Crown Prince Trump continues his dismantling of a rules-based world order

Why is Saudi Arabia still getting Canadian-made weapons?

Stephen Maher: Politicians have failed to act, even in the face of the sickening slaughter in Yemen. The killing of Khashoggi might change that.

How Turkey is playing Saudi Arabia

Adnan R. Khan reports from Istanbul on why Turkey is turning up the pressure on its stronger Middle East rival over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi

How soft power has spared Saudi Arabia fallout from the Khashoggi killing

Jen Gerson: Mohammed bin Salman has clearly decided that transforming a false-front economy requires tyranny. Lucky for him, his kingdom has purchased the world’s compliance

The Khashoggi killing has done what the deaths of 60,000 people could not

Terry Glavin: It took the slaying of a celebrity journalist for western governments to face up to Saudi Arabia’s brutality. Are they outraged enough to pursue meaningful change?

The death of Jamal Khashoggi and the weaponization of diplomacy

Adnan R. Khan: Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Russia have all started using diplomatic missions as tools to silence critics. It’s a dangerous, historic shift.

Canada’s spat with Saudi Arabia reveals our country’s physician-supply problem

Opinion: We don’t have enough physicians to operate our expensive healthcare system—and that’s exacerbated by the looming departure of 1,000 Saudi medical trainees

Canada’s showdown with Saudi Arabia exposes Maritime energy insecurity

Opinion: The Saudis didn’t cut the supply of crude oil to Canada after a diplomatic spat. But if they had, Atlantic provinces would be in a tough spot, writes Larry Hughes

Those finger-wagging know-it-alls who are sticking up for the Saudis

Stephen Maher: The foreign policy establishment seems to think we shouldn’t mess with the Saudis because there’s money on the table. It’s painful to watch.

The Trudeau government is losing its human rights battle with the Saudis—and missing a huge opportunity

Terry Glavin: Ottawa has much to gain by doubling down in defence of imprisoned activists. Why is it reduced to forelock-tugging and flattery?