Stephen Harper Arctic

Feds Balked At Cost Of Arctic Naval Base: Docs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A new document shows the Defence Department balked after the price tag for a long-delayed docking and refuelling station in the Arctic balloo...

On A Boat... Looking For Some Boats

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada Politics

ECLIPSE SOUND, Nunavut - The final resting place of the lost ships of the Franklin expedition may remain a mystery for at least another summer.A thick...

Harper's Vaunted Arctic Project Going Nowhere Fast

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - One of the crown jewels in the federal government's Arctic strategy is mired in a slow-moving environmental clean-up and the threat of legal ...

Headed North!

CBC | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will make his annual visit to the North Aug. 18-23, making stops in Yukon, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Northe...

Harper Loves Gold

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2012 | Canada Politics

MINTO, Yn - The prime minister says he wants to simplify rules around resource development in the North in the same way changes were made for projects...

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...

Harper Heads To The Arctic

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is heading to the Arctic in the dead of winter to add some heft to his promise to boost aboriginal education.Ha...

Harper: 'North Is Full Of Economic Potential'

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada Politics

BAKER LAKE, Nunavut - Stephen Harper used the backdrop of peaking gold prices amid international economic turmoil Wednesday to sell his vision of econ...

Harper Starts Arctic Visit

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2011 | Canada

RESOLUTE, Nunavut - A simulated major air crash was only hours away when word came to soldiers, coast guard personnel and RCMP that they were faced wi...