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?
How much do you know about the Arctic? In this infographic Kate Todd shares what countriesare Arctic states, where the Arctic is, who lives in the Arctic, which industries are active there, ifthere are institutions focused on Arctic issues, and what the threats are to the Arctic. Download here to view full infographic: Did you Read More…
Norwegian-Russian co-operation is affecting Canada’s policy decisions on the Arctic and Russian aggression in the far north.
The NATO Association of Canada presents “Matching Reality with Necessity: A Defence Policy to 2025”
Georgi writes an insight about the US Arctic policies and the implications for Canada
In the final part of her two part series, Tazrian Alam proposes that the Canadian government establish a regional NWFZ in the NorthWest Passage to protect against national & environmental security threats.
Nuclear weapons do not belong in the Arctic. In part 1 of a 2 part series, Tazrian Alam addresses Canada’s opportunity to initiate discussions for a regional NFWZ in the Northwest Passage.
Samantha Hossack evaluates Canada’s Arctic Priorities and their impact on Canada’s claim to the region