Presence, social conditions key to security

Canada's first priority in keeping its Arctic territory secure should be to improve the dismal social conditions of northern communities, say experts.

PMO Photo: Jason Ransom
Prime Minister Stephen Harper during a visit to the North last August. Experts say social well-being is the key to long-term security infrastructure.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 04/14/2010 12:00 am EDT

Canada's first priority in keeping its Arctic territory secure should be to improve the dismal social conditions of northern communities, say experts.

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