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CMSS Master's student, Keith Hickerson awarded for paper


Keith Hickerson, Outgoing VP Academic at CMSS, recently received two awards for his paper "An Embroidered Beaver: A Subtle Canadian Assertion of its Arctic Sovereignty." The paper analyzes the historical and political significance of the Northwest Passage to matters of Canadian Sovereignty, as well as the possible implications of recent developments in international and Canadian domestic policy on Canada's controversial claim over the waters within its Arctic Archipelago. His paper received the Department of Political Science's Best Graduate Paper award, as well as the Prairie Political Science Association's prize for Best Graduate Essay (PPSA)