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We Still Need to Pay Attention to Nuclear Safety in Quebec

Remember that a few years ago, the Harper government fired Linda Keen, then President of the CNSC, because she questioned the safety of the Chalk River reactor, which produces bio-medical isotopes. By firing a person who had as her mandate the safety of citizens in nuclear matters, and who had the courage to question the laxity of nuclear industry safety, has the CNSC and the Canadian government truly protected the public?
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Will Thorium Save Us from Climate Change?

If the choice is between keeping nuclear power facilities running or shutting them down and replacing them with coal-fired power plants, the nuclear option is best for the climate. But, for now, investing in renewable energy and smart-grid technologies is a faster, more cost-effective and safer option than building new nuclear facilities, regardless of type.
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Why Does A Canadian Company Pay Its Taxes to Switzerland?

Cameco is a multi-billion Canadian company that mines Canadian uranium, uses Canadian-developed technology, and relies on Canadian transportation system. Cameco employees use the Canadian education system, the Canadian health system, and they rely on the stability and legal protection that a Canadian democracy provides. So why does Cameco only pay taxes in Switzerland?
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Inuit Lift Uranium Ban

NAIN, N.L. - The Inuit government of Labrador has enacted legislation that lifts its moratorium on uranium mining.The Nunatsiavut government implemented a ban in 2008 following concerns about the envi...
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Ill Canadian Vet Plans Hunger Strike

MONTREAL - An ex-soldier who says he was poisoned while serving overseas is planning to go on a hunger strike outside the office of Canada's veterans affairs minister until he gets medical treatment.O...