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?
Tag: Canada’s Arctic
Did you know? 7 Facts About the Arctic Infographic
there are institutions focused on Arctic issues, and what the threats are to the Arctic.
Oil Exploration Begins in the Sea of Okhotsk as Russia and Norway Continue to Co-operate
Norwegian-Russian co-operation is affecting Canada’s policy decisions on the Arctic and Russian aggression in the far north.
Matching Reality with Necessity: A Defence Policy to 2025
The NATO Association of Canada presents “Matching Reality with Necessity: A Defence Policy to 2025”
US Arctic policy and falling commodity prices: Implications for Canada’s North
Georgi writes an insight about the US Arctic policies and the implications for Canada
Consequences of Inaction: Sovereignty Infringement (Part 2 of 2)
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.
An Arctic Nuclear Weapons Free Zone in the Northwest Passage (Part 1 of 2)
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.
Canada’s Arctic Priorities: The Best Way to Assure Sovereignty?
Samantha Hossack evaluates Canada’s Arctic Priorities and their impact on Canada’s claim to the region