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Everyone wants a piece of the arctic

Who owns the arctic? Who gets to control what could become one of the most important shipping lanes in the world, if global warming does eventually lead to open water at the top of the globe?

A lot of countries feel they have a claim on the arctic, including Canada.

Author Paul Piggott examines Canada's claims on the region in his latest book, Far and Wide: A Complete History of Canada's Arctic Sovereignty.

Click on the link below to hear him speak with Dave.

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