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A pair of armored personnel carriers parked at the General Dynamics Land Systems Canada factory in London, Ontario.

REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Hard Numbers: Where do Canada’s weapons go? Plus: One man’s wrong turn, a seal oil sting, new immigration rules

11: Who would you guess is the world’s second-largest importer of Canadian military equipment after the US? For 11 years in a row, it’s been … Saudi Arabia, which imported more than $1 billion in Canadian arms in 2022 alone. The highly public (and recently resolved) spat between Canada and the Kingdom appears not to have affected that brisk arms trade at all.

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