Canada’s vulnerable Arctic

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Our vulnerable Arctic

By Stephen J. ThorneWhether Canadians like it or not, the militarization of the Arctic is
already well underway
. And with eight nations—Canada, Denmark, Finland,
Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States—having mounted
overlapping and disputed Arctic sovereignty claims, it’s a matter of put up or shut up.

A quiet victory in the Gulf

By Marc Milner

When Canada declared war on Germany in September 1939, the most immediate threat to the country was an attack on its shipping. That fear was so palpable that when periscopes were soon “sighted” in the St. Lawrence River, no one was surprised. Find out how Canada shut down the U-boat assault in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in 1942.

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May 25, 1952

The Royal Canadian Regiment arrives on Koje-Do Island, South Korea,
to take up guard duty over 3,200 fractious North Korean PoWs.

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