‘It’s ours,’ a DND official told a committee studying Canada’s Arctic, as experts downplayed threats posed by other countries failing to recognize our domain.
The House Foreign Affairs Committee, pictured last week, is looking at Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic in light of Russian militarization of their northern territories, Chinese ambitions for a 'Polar Silk Road,' and upcoming decisions related to the continental shelf under the UN Convention on Law of the Sea, according to the study parameters. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Despite department assurances that Canada’s sovereignty in the Arctic isn’t under threat, some MPs say more needs to be done to ensure Canada’s claim isn’t weakened.
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.