Warming climates, emerging natural resources, and intensifying geopolitical threats have made the Arctic an area of great political tension, but Canada does not yet have a strategy to deal with these challenges. Can the country afford to lag behind other Arctic and “Near-Arctic” states in planning for the future of its security?
Inequality, legacies of colonialism, and a lack of modern infrastructure cause residents of Canada’s Arctic to experience higher rates of food insecurity than the rest of the country. Canada needs to create a comprehensive Arctic strategy that addresses food insecurity, the factors contributing to it, and the growing international tension in the Arctic.
there are institutions focused on Arctic issues, and what the threats are to the Arctic.
In October 2021, the European Union unveiled its new Arctic policy, claiming to be a geopolitical power to be reckoned with in the region. What does this new Arctic policy entail, and how can it bolster EU-NATO cooperation in the Arctic?
Samer Khurshid details Canada’s Arctic Doctrine pertaining to Sovereignty, security and Regional Economic Development.
In the latest part of his series on Canada’s Arctic, Paul Pryce examines how the Yukon Territory can be better integrated into the country’s economy.
Airbases, Arctic warfare troops, and air-defence systems. Aleksi Korpela maps out Russia’s militarization of the Arctic from Pechenga to Wrangel Island.
Here is a summary of the panel event entitled ‘NATO, Russia and the Future of Scandinavian Defence’ that was held in Montreal on the January 7, 2016.
The Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre is exploring the potential for airships to patrol Canada’s Arctic. Paul Pryce discusses the feasibility.
Arctic Council member states struck an historic agreement in New London, Connecticut. Paul Pryce discusses the implications for Canada.