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TRACING CAMECO’S TOXIC AND RADIOACTIVE LEGACY

BY Jim Harding Premier Wall is a committed cheerleader of the uranium industry. He has no shame bragging about the multi-national corporation Cameco making a big uranium sale to India, in spite of India’s refusal to sign the Non-Proliferation Treaty … Continue reading

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WORLD URANIUM SYMPOSIUM: A HUGE WAKEUP CALL FOR SASKATCHEWAN

BY Jim Harding Hundreds gathered in Quebec City April 14-16th for the World Uranium Symposium (WUS). The event occurred while Canada’s First Ministers were gathering to discuss climate change. Two days before 25,000 people demonstrated against the Harper government’s fixation … Continue reading

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Overcoming International Hypocrisy On Non-Proliferation

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon reminds us that “a world free of nuclear weapons would be a global public good of the highest order.”  Getting there is the challenge.  One prerequisite is accurate and balanced understanding of the Non-Proliferation Treaty … Continue reading

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Overcoming Our Denial About Nuclear Bombs

Saskatchewan is among a handful of places on the planet that has played a major role in the proliferation of nuclear bombs. But for the most part, we don’t yet know our history. The Beaverlodge mine which opened near Uranium … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Nuclear Threat

Thankfully the banning of nuclear weapons is back in the news. The global threat from accidental or regional nuclear war is usually relegated to our unconscious, similar to threats from climate change, and it is healthy to have it back … Continue reading

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