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.
Tag: Canadian Arctic
Canada Stepping Up on Ocean Sciences
Paul Pryce discusses some of the new resources and capabilities being obtained by the Canadian Coast Guard and Canadian Hydrographic Service.
After A Decade, Canada Has Drones
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are an important tool for armed forces. After years of setback, Canada’s Armed Forces have finally purchased drone technology. Elise Wagner discusses how Canada got to this important milestone of modern warfare.
Security, Submarines and Sovereignty
Rejeanne Lacroix examines security, submarines and sovereignty on the Canadian Arctic waters.
Our Northern Vanguard: What Next for NORAD?
The Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) is looking at bolstering its contributions to the joint US-Canada North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD). The Pentagon is open to Canada’s playing an increased role in the Arctic, particularly in the fields of multi-sensor systems for detecting incoming ballistic missiles, ships and aircraft. Endorsed by a rare Read More…