Axworthy: Canada bypasses key players in Arctic meeting
By Thomas S. Axworthy. In Toronto Star. March 29, 2010
Today in Chelsea, Que., Canada hosts a conference of foreign ministers of the United States, Russia, Norway and Denmark to discuss polar questions. Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon should be applauded for bringing together the five Arctic Ocean costal state to discuss issues like search-and rescue-capabilities, oil-spill cleanup capabilities and maritime shipping regulations.