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Weapons for Ukraine—and Canada – The Hub

The war in Ukraine galvanized the West to assist Kyiv in fighting the Russian invaders. NATO nations and others sent munitions, artillery, armoured vehicles, medicines and personal weapons. The United States in particular has provided more than US$9 billion in military aid, including HIMARS—High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems—that have proved to be precise and devastating in eliminating Russian supply dumps and command centres. Other NATO members have provided tanks and other armoured vehicles, mobile artillery, vehicles, and supplies.

Canada too has done its part. The government has provided $1.87 billion in grants and loans, imposed sanctions on a host of Russian individuals, banks, and commercial entities, and it is seizing assets of sanctioned Russian individuals and companies that are to be used to assist Ukrainian reconstruction. 

Before Moscow’s invasion on February…

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