Foreign News: Canadian Arctic

In the House of Commons at Ottawa, Minister of the Interior Charles Stewart introduced a bill (subsequently passed) to require aliens entering the hinterland of Canada to take out Federal licenses. Explaining the measure, the Minister added:

"This will apply to men like Dr. MacMillan and Captain Amundsen, as a result of whose explorations a question may arise as to sovereignty over newly explored territory which they may discover in the northern portion of Canada. We claim all that portion discovered or undiscovered."

It was understood that Canada does not intend to claim any...

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