Gunboat Diplomacy or Handbags at Dawn.
The move follows a spat between Canada and Denmark, over an uninhabited rock called Hans Island in the eastern Arctic region.
A visit there by Canada's defence minister last month angered the Danes.
Now two Canadian warships, the Shawinigan and the Glace Bay, are on a mission to display what Canada calls its territorial sovereignty over parts of the Arctic it believes are within its borders.
Now I'm one who always wants global peace and harmony but the prospect of a small colonial war between two, frankly pussy, countries fills me with delight. Both countries have a glorious military history, and some bellicose bloggers, so maybe this will be the wake up call they need.
Go to it boys, you know what he said when you back was turned don't you, and what he said about your mother, that wasn't right; tell you what I'll hold your coats, clear a bit of space, go on...