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In this CBC News story, CIGI's John Higginbotham praised a new report from Canada's Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development as "a balanced and uniformly honest and intelligent picture of Canadian Arctic realities, policies, programs and emerging imperatives."

"I was very pleased to see the non-partisan emphasis on adapting to climate change rather than 'blaming the North', the dramatic consequences for Canada of the melting Arctic Ocean, the need for closer real as opposed to rhetorical partnerships with Northerners, the shameful infrastructure gap, and the geopolitical threats and opportunities," said Higginbotham.

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