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Minister Cannon Speaks at Arctic Shipping Conference

Posted on 17. Nov, 2010 by in Canada

Foreign Affairs Minister, Lawrence Cannon, provided the opening address on November 15th, 2010 at the 3rd Annual Arctic Shipping North America Conference, which is taking place in Montreal.  The Conference runs from November 15th to 17th and will touch on issues such as:

  • Strategic concerns, security, safety and sovereignty in the Arctic
  • Developments in transport and exploration in North America, Greenland and Russian Arctic
  • The impact of climate change on potential navigation conditions
  • Potential and current impact of increased activities on local communities and the environment
  • Technical and logistic challenges for new projects underway
  • Stakeholder discussion on current status of training for ice-going crew

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