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The Crystal Serenity is preparing to ply the same waters as the good ship Ocean Endeavour, but won't carry any sincere, concerned Arctic lovers. I fear the star-crossed Serenity will carry the first extinction tourists into the Northwest Passage and begin the end of our endangered, fragile north.
What would Stan Rogers say?
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A Calgary woman's ad promises to bring women to where "no man has gone before."
Norway, like Canada, has a time-honoured history of polar exploration. Canada's Arctic Archipelago is one of the least accessible regions in the world; this maze has been the object of fascination and obsession for centuries.
OTTAWA - There are few things that turn Stephen Harper's crank as much as Canada's North.Since coming to power back in 2006, he has made a pilgrimage to the territories an annual rite. It's clear to a...
The fact is that Canada may announce claims, but it's too little too late and quite beside the point. Canada is not even in the Arctic game and cannot catch up unless it invests hundreds of billions of dollars or, alternatively, joins forces with the rich and powerful United States. Here's why.
Canada may be missing the boat on using Arctic shipping to encourage development at the same time Russia steams ahead on its own northern waters."At this stage, we're not really in the game," said Joh...
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.
A second term for Obama might be good for Canada. Obama's departure from Bush policies regarding Canada has been driven by electoral considerations, and in a second term, Obama might be less inclined to make such concessions to his base at Canada's expense.
THE CANADIAN PRESS -- HALIFAX - Some marine species are migrating to oceans where they were once extinct because of warming temperatures and polar melt, according to scientists who say the shakeup pos...
The famed "Ice Road Truckers" might become the Muddy Road Muckers if a new climate-prediction study that looks at the future of Canada's melting permafrost is right.