Opinion

The Great Thaw: our melting Arctic must be monitored, and Canada should lead the way

In a banner year for Canada, when science and state are more aligned than ever before, we owe our future generations the courtesy of protecting the natural wonder of our North by shining a light on its limitations before pursuing its opportunities. If we don’t act soon, we risk losing control over a defining piece of our 150-year identity that is melting away before our very eyes into the pages of history.

Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan stated that 'research done by Canadian and other scientists gives governments the evidence necessary for sound development for this vitally important region.'The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, May 8, 2017 12:00 AM

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