It will be interesting to see how things play out as arctic sea ice recedes more in the summer time. Canada asserts sovereignty over all navigable waters within the Canadian arctic archipelago. The US and EU of course consider it to be international

Posted By: GUBA
Date: Wednesday 12 June 2019, at 03:05 pm

waters. Given the narrowness of the passages and being Canadian I fully support the Canadian government position. Where it gets tricky is if it comes to a military showdown. Canada is building more ice breakers for the north as well as conducting more and more patrols throughout the North. The Canadian Rangers have had increased members added and more patrols conducted as well.
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