Hands off the Slushy
In a muscular new campaign, Canada lays claim to its icy nether regions
A new regime with expansionist ambitions has begun to terrorize the world's seaways. The name of these brigands is the High Arctic Sovereignty Patrol and from Meighen to the Amund Ringnes Islands, they're on the march. Or on the Ski-Doo, at least.
To put the threat plainly: The Canadians are coming.
According to an article by Mr. Nathan Vanderklippe in the National Post:
More than two-dozen men arrived at Ellef Ringnes Island on Monday for a patrol that will see military snowmobiles pan out across the Canadian Arctic archipelago in an assertion of sovereignty.
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