Canada opts for Arctic patrol ships
United States cries foul in resource-rich region that includes Northwest Passage, which U.S. claims is international territory
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The Canadian government will spend C$3.1 billion reinforcing its Arctic sovereignty claims, with an eye on one of the world’s largest untapped oil and natural gas resources in a region that includes the Northwest Passage, which the United States claims is international territory.
Canada will build....
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Critic: Canada needs regular Arctic presence
U.S. ambassador declines to comment
Asserts claim to entrance at Hans Island
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