China in the Arctic: What does it mean for Canada?

Monday, 16 April 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Non-Arctic states have recently shown interest in the Arctic region, generating opportunities but also fear among Arctic states. Chinese activism in the region attracted the most attention, more negative than positive in Canada. The Chinese Road and Belt initiative, published last year, had an Arctic route as a maritime route to prioritize for future economic development. On other hand, China was a key actor in the agreement to suspend commercial fishing in Arctic international waters for the next 16 years.