Promises of Arctic co-operation ring hollow

Canada received another international relations black-eye (following on the heels of our shameful performance at the Copenhagen Climate Change conference in December) when it excluded circumpolar indigenous groups and Arctic states like Sweden, Finland and Iceland from the Arctic summit meeting in Gatineau, Quebec, on March 29.

DND Photo: Sgt. Frank Hudec
Dennis Bevington
Published: Wednesday, 04/14/2010 12:00 am EDT

Canada received another international relations black-eye (following on the heels of our shameful performance at the Copenhagen Climate Change conference in December) when it excluded circumpolar indigenous groups and Arctic states like Sweden, Finland and Iceland from the Arctic summit meeting in Gatineau, Quebec, on March 29.

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