Arctic Canada

An Ice-Free Arctic Ocean?

CBC | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada

The amount of sea ice in the Arctic is at an all-time low, suggesting that climate change is leading to a dramatic shift in the north, according to a ...

Life In An Arctic Community

CBC | Posted 10.24.2012 | Canada Impact

In the heart of Canada’s North, Cambridge Bay is a community caught at a crossroads. Both an economic hub and a bedroom community for the region’s...

Arctic Agenda In Canada, U.S. Hands

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada and the United States have a chance to set the Arctic agenda for the next four years — if they decide to take it, says a report from two prom...

What Lies Beneath?

CP | Ben Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - A group of more than 2,000 scientists from 67 countries has called for a moratorium on commercial fishing in the Arctic until more research...

Sink 'Dumb' Ship Plan, Senator Says

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - At least $1.4 billion is expected to be carved out of spending at National Defence in the coming fiscal year, but a longtime critic says some...

Putin's Bearish Threats to Canada's Arctic

Miro Cernetig | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada
Miro Cernetig

When he flew into the Arctic a few years ago for one of his manly photo-ops, this time with a polar bear his image-makers had tranquilized on the ice, Vladimir Putin looked at the unconscious beast and declared: "He's the real master of the Arctic."

WATCH: MacKay Touts Military's Arctic Buildup

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Canada's military is part of the growing civil infrastructure in the Canadian Arctic, said Canada's defence minister.Speaking through a vide...

Will Canada Give China A Seat At The Arctic Table?

CP | Posted 03.15.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada gets its chance to lead the Arctic world next year — and analysts say the country needs to start laying the groundwork for it now."Canada can...

Canada Needs U.S. To Defend Arctic Sovereignty?

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Canadian military will have to look to commercial contractors and possibly even exchanges with the Americans in order to sustain itself w...

Arctic Canada: True North Strong and Free -- and Just

Hon. Carolyn Bennett | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada
Hon. Carolyn Bennett

Stephen Harper talks of Northern sovereignty but demonstrates a purely militaristic approach, with the recent addition of a little nod to resource extraction. At no time has the prime minister acknowledged that an essential ingredient to our sovereignty is sustainable and liveable communities in the North.