This follows and further extends a process that began in April 2002 with an agreement between the U.S. and Canada on a "civil assistance plan". In 2006, the State Department confirmed the agreement.
"Operating under a "North American" emblem (i.e. a North American Command), the US military would have jurisdiction over Canadian territory from coast to coast; extending from the St. Laurence Valley to the Queen Elizabeth archipelago in the Canadian Arctic. The agreement would allow for the establishment of "North American" military bases on Canadian territory. From an economic standpoint, it would also integrate the Canadian North, with its vast resources in energy and raw materials, with Alaska."http://www.inteldaily.com/?c=169&a=3227
None of these agreements have received any significant press coverage in the U.S. or Canada.
So what's going on here? Any of you Canucks have an opinion on this?