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By Shelagh D. Grant

Sovereignty or Security? explores the various and various affects accountable for the dramatic switch in northern regulations throughout the Nineteen Forties and their next effect at the Yukon and Northwest Territories. except quandary for the social, monetary, and political improvement of the North, significant concerns emerged which grew to become crucial to the coverage tasks within the conflict and postwar years -- the query of retaining optimal sovereign regulate and of supplying sufficient defence opposed to attainable enemy assault. consequently, Ottawa deserted its former laissez-faire method of northern affairs and followed an lively interventionist position, followed by means of exceptional monetary aid.

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