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Harper heads north touting progress on Arctic strategy after Dief cancels Avro Arrow back in 1957

There are 2 comments on the Canada.com story from Aug 21, 2011, titled Harper heads north touting progress on Arctic strategy after Dief cancels Avro Arrow back in 1957. In it, Canada.com reports that:

"A number of years ago, search-and-rescue resources in the North were cut back by the Canadian government.

This has been a fear for many aviators in the north and many in the military, that we would have this kind of accident," Miller told CTV News ...

as a Prime Minister Stephen Harper answers questions after delivering a speech announcing a new Polar class Arctic Icebreaker for the Canadian north to be named after former Prime Minister John G. Diefenbaker, in Inuvik, Northwest Territories, August 28, 2008 ...

http://www.topix.net/forum/world/canada/TV3VE8IV903BIJD3S

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Sun

Toronto, Canada

#1 Aug 21, 2011
Sun

Toronto, Canada

#2 Aug 21, 2011
... Investigators with the Transportation Safety Board arrived at the site soon after the plane went down.

"Getting an airplane on scene there would have been probably seven-and-a-half hours.

It would have beenÂ…unlikely we would have had survivors had this happened further out in the landscape."

Agency investigators were already in Resolute Bay to participate in military exercises scheduled for next week ...

http://www.topix.com/world/canada/2011/08/12-...

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