Canada and the Arctic

Canadian leadership on international Arctic issues is undertaken by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development under the direction of Canada’s Senior Arctic Official.

The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, with the support of other government departments with Arctic and North mandates, work together to set out a vision for Canada’s actions in the Arctic that is based on:

Canada's Arctic Council Chairmanship
Canada's Arctic Partners
Canada's International Arctic Partners

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Canada's Arctic Foreign Policy
Canada's Northern Strategy