Exploring Opportunities and Security Challenges in a Canadian Northern Corridor – International Policies, Agreements & Best Practices in Pan-Arctic Governance

March 31, 2022 9:05am

Dr. Katharina Koch
Postdoctoral Associate, Canadian Northern Corridor Research Program
The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary

  • What is the current status of Canada’s sovereignty in the Arctic? Who owns the Northwest Passage?
  • Beyond Canada’s Arctic and Northern Policy Framework: Reflections and Implications
  • How might infrastructure development (such as energy; military) contribute to Canada’s sovereignty and security in the North?
  • How are environmental challenges affecting Canada’s strategic position in the Arctic?
  • What current and projected security challenges are relevant for the envisioned Canadian Northern Corridor?
  • What are the roles of Indigenous Peoples in Canada’s northern and Arctic security policies?