Tag Archives: Canada

Make the Arctic a land of opportunity, not a new Far West

As the global climate changes, the Arctic gets increasingly accessible. Receding ice opens navigational ways to commerce and to the very appealing potentials of the region’s natural resources. If these fascinating new promises make the bordering states see the North Pole as a new Klondike, the contested territorial waters and the blurry Exclusive Economic Zones […]

The Canadian Senate: the downfall of an institution?

Toronto’s controversial mayor Rob Ford is not the only politician in the limelight in Canada. An avalanche of scandals in the Senate has reinstated the debate between Senate reformist and abolishers. This institution has been the hub of some heated debate and bold moves by the official opposition, the Liberal party, and Prime Minister Stephen […]