Highlights / Arctic shipping

Environment & Animal Life, Politics

Caribou decline, Arctic shipping and renewable energy: WWF – Canada looks back at 2016

The Arctic is already experiencing the effects of climate change with extremely alarming statistics on temperature rise and lack of sea ice that require urgent global action, says the president of World Wildlife Fund – Canada. “We need to take »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Arctic Indigenous leaders to push for permanent voice in world maritime body

A coalition of environmental groups is calling for a permanent voice for Arctic Indigenous communities at the world body that regulates the global maritime industry. Six Arctic Indigenous leaders from Alaska, Canada, and Russia are expected to travel to London »

Economy, International, Politics

Shipping through the Northwest Passage: Canada’s Asian connection

While the Northwest Passage is a long way away from becoming a commercially viable maritime shipping route, even a moderate increase in shipping through Canada’s Arctic waters has the potential to change Ottawa’s relationship with its Asian trading partners, especially »