Harper announces funding for Northern economic development

Canwest News Service – Shortly after a cloudless dawn broke over Iqaluit, Nunavut, a company of Canadian Forces Rangers left the naval frigate HMCS Toronto and successfully “invaded” a rocky beach, part of a military exercise meant to demonstrate that Canada has the ability to defend its Arctic aspirations. A few hours later, in a hockey arena in the Nunavut capital, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced millions of dollars in federal economic development aid for the region, an equally important demonstration, in Harper’s view, of a country establishing its dominion in the Arctic.

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