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Canada’s Need for a Comprehensive Arctic Strategy Amid Russian and Chinese Threats

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?

Canada Katherine Todd Rights Security Security, Trade and the Economy Society, Culture, and Security The Arctic

Food Security in Canada’s Arctic

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.

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats

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.

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The Future of North Atlantic Cooperation: A Danish Perspective

Watch the recording on our YouTube channel here! We are excited to be hosting a virtual discussion with H.E. Hanne Fugl Eskjær, Denmark’s Ambassador to Canada on May 11th at 2 PM ET! The discussion will focus on Canada-Denmark relations, security interests, transatlantic relations and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also Read More…

Security, Trade and the Economy Wu Xiao

Belt and Road Initiative: Understanding China’s Foreign Policy Strategy

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been a contentious topic in international affairs since it was announced by President Xi Jinping in 2013. The mega-project aiming to connect Central Asia, Europe, and Africa via economic trade routes has received mixed responses from the international community for its lofty goals. Despite criticism about the plan’s Read More…