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.
Tag: Arctic Development
On Thin Ice: Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security in a Circumpolar World
In this article, author Mary Peplinski discusses the shortfalls of Canada’s Arctic policy relating to infrastructure development and national defense. The article also discusses the implications and consequences for northern communities and the Canadian public if a stronger stance towards Canadian Arctic sovereignty is not adopted.
Yukon’s Integration Challenge
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.