The Bunker Group
An assessment of Canada’s Arctic situation. Other than the claim on the NWP issue, the sovereignty claim on the Arctic region is still best protected by ice (for up to 20 years) and nuclear subs which will never happen. After that, significant aviation assets or sell it.
In 2007 Canada’s then prime minister Stephen Harper stated, “Canada’s new government understands that the first principle of Arctic sovereignty is: Use it or lose it.” The Conservative government of the time saw Canadian sovereignty of its Arctic north increasingly under pressure from other...