Canada supports rapid accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO, but experts say it needs to improve its Arctic defences
Fearing Russian aggression, Finland and Sweden will likely apply for NATO membership. While Canada supports the membership of these countries, experts say it needs to step up its own contributions, especially in the Arctic.
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, pictured May 5, 2022, says Canada supports the rapid accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade