EU's Arctic Intentions Worry Canadians

EU Arctic policy paper places a premium on freedom of navigation in the Northwest Passage but some Canadian experts say the problem is about control.

Mark Iype
Published: Wednesday, 12/10/2008 12:00 am EST

The European Commission's ambassador to Canada does not understand why a report on the Arctic released last month has some politicians and experts worried that Europe is challenging Canada's sovereignty in the polar region.

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