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    Canada Transnational Issues - 2005
    https://allcountries.org/wfb2005/canada/canada_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2005 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      managed maritime boundary disputes with the US at Dixon Entrance, Beaufort Sea, Strait of Juan de Fuca, and around the disputed Machias Seal Island and North Rock; working toward greater cooperation with US in monitoring people and commodities crossing the border; uncontested sovereignty dispute with Denmark over Hans Island in the Kennedy Channel between Ellesmere Island and Greenland

      Illicit drugs:
      illicit producer of cannabis for the domestic drug market and export to US; use of hydroponics technology permits growers to plant large quantities of high-quality marijuana indoors; transit point for heroin and cocaine entering the US market; vulnerable to narcotics money laundering because of its mature financial services sector


      NOTE: The information regarding Canada on this page is re-published from the 2005 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Canada Transnational Issues 2005 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Canada Transnational Issues 2005 should be addressed to the CIA.







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