“Canada is at serious risk of losing control and sovereignty over its Arctic”

SPECIAL TO NUNATSIAQ NEWS

SEN. DENNIS PATTERSON

The ice in Canada’s Arctic has been steadily melting since 1979. If this trend continues, large swaths of Arctic waters are expected to be free of ice altogether during the summer months.

These changes are leading to a significant increase in cruise ship, tanker and supply vessel traffic in the Northwest Passage, which is concentrated mainly in the easternmost waters of Nunavut.

On Sept. 15, 2017…Read More

Canada must assert sovereignty over the Arctic while there’s still time