Arctic Sovereignty


Feds Cool It On Spending

The federal government says budget concerns are behind cuts to a planned Arctic naval facility.A defence department official says downgrades to plans for the Nanisivik station on the eastern gate of t...

Sink 'Dumb' Ship Plan, Senator Says

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 politically-motivated programs should not survive...

Russia's Next Face Off on Ice

Team Canada's heartbreaking defeat at the World Junior Hockey semifinals has many Canadians thinking ruefully about their Russian rivals on ice. But they'd be wise to pay attention to another Russian rivalry: Vladimir Putin's aggressive new push to expand Russian arctic sovereignty claims.