The Shipping News: Canada's Arctic Sovereignty Not on Thinning Ice
Griffiths, Franklyn, International Journal
SINCE 11 SEPTEMBER 2001, Canadians have produced an extraordinary amount of comment on security, sovereignty, and policy towards the United States. In the midst of it all, a particular concern has arisen over what could happen to the Northwest Passage and to Canada's sovereignty if global warming opens the waters of the Arctic archipelago to increased foreign navigation, US commercial vessels included. As one who has seen Canadian interest in the Arctic and in Arctic sovereignty wax and wane since the 'northern vision' of the 1958 federal election, my inclination is not to ask what Canadians should be doing to affirm Canada's claim against an impending challenge, be it from the United …
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Publication information: Article title: The Shipping News: Canada's Arctic Sovereignty Not on Thinning Ice. Contributors: Griffiths, Franklyn - Author. Journal title: International Journal. Volume: 58. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2003. Page number: Not available. © Canadian Institute of International Affairs Fall 1997. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.