Aug 052011
 

I can hardly keep my butt on my chair long enough to write.  This is so exciting!  People from northern Saskatchewan have done an incredible job of organizing an 800 km, 22-day walk to the Saskatchewan legislature.  What a blast it has become!  I read Jim Harding’s article about the 7000 Generation Walk (Aug 4th […]

Jun 282011
 

The CNSC does not, but they are SUPPOSED TO regulate the nuclear industry.  That is their one and only job.  Get a load of this:  the CNSC asked permission to act as an advocate for the nuclear industry, to defend and promote Bruce Power’s plan in federal court.   Brazen.   CNSC = Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Feb. 4 – the CNSC […]

Jun 102011
 

WHY THE NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN FORUM VOTED TO BAN NUCLEAR WASTES BY Jim Harding R-Town Papers, June 10, 2011 On the afternoon of June 2nd two hundred people mostly from ten northern communities gathered in the school auditorium at Beauval for the “Forum for Truth on Nuclear Waste Storage”. It was organized by the recently formed […]

Feb 012011
 

(1)    Premier Brad Wall is moving ahead once again on the nuclear agenda, in spite of the public consultations in summer 2009 that said “no”.   The following are now posted to the blog, in case anyone wants access to some of the past information we circulated.     2010-10-28   CORRECTION  Polonium is not plutonium!     2010-10-26 […]

Jan 242011
 

People from Ontario through Manitoba to Saskatchewan are uniting to stop the cross-country trucking of high-level radioactive waste.  It places unnecessary risks on everyone who is travelling on our major highways.  It is impossible to move the amount of accumulated radioactive waste with no accidents.  And the trucking HAS TO go on the main highways: […]

Dec 052010
 

(A continuation of 2010/10/13, Ban import of high-level radioactive waste. Stop producing radioactive waste – there isn’t a place to put it (International Radioactive Waste Day). “The risks of transporting deadly nuclear waste, the environmental justice impacts and the long-term health effects are untenable…We cannot afford to be silent on these important issues.”     ~ James […]

Oct 262010
 

There is good information in the following.  It is from a community-based group of people who share information, organize to prevent bad things from happening, and do solid work on finding a new path forward, for us to follow. An important contribution is to expose manipulative language (propaganda).  Find ways to re-state it, so the […]

Oct 132010
 

Stop producing radioactive waste – there isn’t a place to put it. CONTENTS (1)    COMMENTARY (2)    LETTER FROM THE PEOPLE WHO STOPPED CALVERT CLIFFS REACTOR.  CITIZEN ACTION TO STOP MORE GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES OF NUKE INDUSTRY.  (USA) (3)    A QUICK LOOK AT THE BATTLE TO STOP THE PRODUCTION OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE, INTERNATIONAL RADIOACTIVE WASTE ACTION DAY  […]

Sep 132010
 

CONTENTS (1)   2008-01-27   NDP Opposition Leader Lingenfelter on nuke agenda in Saskatchewan (when he was a Vice-President of Nexen Oil and Gas)(excerpt).   Nexen has tar sands holdings along the border between Alberta and Saskatchewan.  The tar sands industry needs huge amounts of electricity to heat up the underground deposits to the point where they will […]