the last paragraph contains the 'rosebud' of the controversy.


Canada's Next Leader Clashes With U.S. Over Arctic Waterways
By CLIFFORD KRAUSS http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/27/international/americas/27canada.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all
Published: January 27, 2006
TORONTO, Jan. 26 — Stephen Harper, Canada's prime minister-designate, reproached the American ambassador on Thursday over an old difference of opinion about the control of Arctic waters claimed by Canada.