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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.”
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
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
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