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CityNews: How secure is Canada’s Arctic?

April 25, 2024 — 

In today’s The Big Story podcast, recently the Department of National Defence announced a plan to pour billions of dollars into Northern security. And there’s no doubt that in a changing world the Arctic region has become more important, for Canada and our allies, as well as for our adversaries.

Andrea Charron is a professor and the director of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies at the University of Manitoba. “More and more you’re seeing talk about coordinating NORAD efforts and NATO efforts, because we have so many NATO allies that are also Arctic states,” says Charron.

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