Michael Byers: “Do we continue with a ‘go it alone’ approach in the Northwest Passage?”

Rideau Institute board member Michael Byers, writing in today’s Globe and Mail, asks this question about Canada’s sovereignty: “Do we continue with a ‘go it alone’ approach in the Northwest Passage and risk confronting the Asian juggernaut? Or do we seek partnerships that could make the Northwest Passage safer and more efficient – for everyone?”

You can read more in Michael Byers’ Globe and Mail article, “Asian juggernaut eyes our ‘golden’ waterways.”

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