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Arctic Water Protection (Arctic Policy)

News Release: Canada's New Government Enhances Aerial Surveillance to Detect Illegal Discharges from Ships in Canada's Arctic Waters

  • After the discovery of mysterious spills in Canada's Arctic Waters, Harper's new government implements the surveillance of ships in order to identify breaches of Canada's Arctic Waters Pollution Act and enforce the rules accordingly, to protect Arctic waters.

Arctic Water

  • Focusing mainly on Nunavut communities, this article describes the water supply systems that can be seen in many Northern communities, and the additional steps that they must take to ensure water access, in contrast with Southern Canada.