Thursday, July 9, 2020

Breaking Island News

Canada: Sovereignty dispute resolved as troops withdrawn from Hans Island

Hans Island Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

Military official calls end to operations on Hans Island, signaling the end of a twenty-year old diplomatic dispute between Denmark and Canada.

Hans Island Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

High-ranking army general, Walter Natynczyk, has announced a change of tact regarding the long-disputed, uninhabited Hans Island, backing away from military activity and …Read More: Canada: Sovereignty dispute resolved as troops withdrawn from Hans Island

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Another 20 Islands Go From Private Hands to Conservation Land

The biggest trend in the private island world continues with a large donation of 20 pristine Lake Superior islands to a local conservancy.

(Image of the Gargantua Islands by Gary and Joanie McGuffin)

The Lake Superior Watershed Conservancy was thrilled earlier this month to report a very unusual donation …Read More: Canada: Another 20 Islands Go From Private Hands to Conservation Land

Celebs visiting resorts

Canada: Another Honeymoon Island for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge!

After spending a spectacular week on a private island in the Seychelles, the newlyweds began a tour of Canada – including a canoe trip to a remote island in the Northwest Territories.

…Read More: Canada: Another Honeymoon Island for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge!