Military Feared Arctic Unrest: Warning In Secret 1989 Memo

The military expected to quell political unrest in Canada’s North as territories rebelled against their treatment as “colonies”, according to a confidential 1989 report by the Department of National Defence. The 27-page document marked SECRET was released by the federal archives under the Access To Information Act: “Unrest may be expected to develop in more militant forms in the future”.

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