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Might Ukraine cause an Arctic chill?

Canada’s Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced Tuesday that Canada would skip a meeting in Moscow of the Arctic Council’s Task Force for Action on Black Carbon and Methane. 507 more words


Canadian Minister of Transport Raitt: "I don’t think the Panama Canal or the Suez Canal … have any worries of competition from the Northwest Passage right now.”

Canadian Manufacturing reports on Q&A sesssion by Canada’s Minister of Transportation Lisa Raitt in Washington, D.C. during a Canadian American Business Council event.  (Note you can read… 321 more words


Canada, Russia continue to meet over Arctic

YELLOWKNIFE – Canada may be upset at Russia over Ukraine, but conversations with the bear continue over the Arctic.

Government officials confirm that a Russian delegation is attending a meeting in Yellowknife this week held by the Arctic Council, an eight-member group of countries that ring the North. 475 more words


Russia's Ukraine moves not yet spilling into Arctic Council

OTTAWA – Like a pristine winter landscape, all looks surprisingly serene among Russia, Canada and their fellow Arctic Council members.

But just beneath the unblemished surface, political fault lines are forming, a ripple effect of the crisis between Russia and Ukraine. 690 more words


CNAS Column: New Arctic Ambassador Role Raises Profile of Energy-Rich Region

I write with some regularity for the Center for a New American Security’s online publications as part of my role as Adjunct Fellow in their energy and environmental security program. 578 more words

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Exclusive: Interview with U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski

One of the most knowledgeable and vocal advocates of increased American activity in the Arctic, Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) just returned from this week’s Conference of Arctic Parliamentarians… 953 more words