Monday, January 10, 2011

Canada's Interests in the Arctic

Upcoming presentation – Canada’s interests in the Arctic

The talk will focus on the Law of the Sea Projects in the Arctic and Eastern Canada, which is gathering solid scientific data to support Canada’s claim to the extended continental shelf in the Arctic. This data will be forwarded to the United Nations by December 2013 – will determine how far Canada’s continental shelf extends in the seabed under the melting ice.

WHO: Julian Goodyear, director of the Law of the Sea Projects for Fisheries and Oceans Canada
WHEN: Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 7:30pm
WHERE: Nipissing University Muskoka Campus, Bracebridge

Reservations not necessary – first come, first serve.

No charge for event.
For more information call Arlie Freer at 645-4585

Do some reading before you go:

Canada's Arctic Foreign Policy Statement
or the full version here

For a different viewpoint try this article

There are also lots of books on this topic, including Arctic Front: Defending Canada in the Far North

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