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Canadian Arctic Sovereignty: Myths and Realities

  • Alan H. Kessel
Part of the St Antony’s Series book series (STANTS)

Abstract

The Arctic is increasingly the focus of international interest and attention. Current climate change challenges can lead to a misperception that there are threats to Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic. In fact, Canada’s sovereignty over its lands and waters in the Arctic is longstanding and well established, and an understanding of the legal context will show there are, in reality, few geopolitical tensions in this region.

Keywords

Continental Shelf Arctic Ocean International Maritime Organization Polar Code Exclusive Economic Zone 
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© Alan H. Kessel 2016

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  • Alan H. Kessel

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