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Jim Harding Columns

Jim Harding is a retired professor of justice studies at the University of Regina. He is a founding member of the Regina Group for a Non-Nuclear Society and was director of research for Prairie Justice Research at the University of Regina, where he headed up the Uranium Inquiries Project. Jim also acted as consultant to the NFB award-winning film Uranium. He is the author of Canada’s Deadly Secret: Saskatchewan Uranium and the Global Nuclear System.

Is It Time To Listen To Our Nurses?

On June 23rd the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) presented its research on the health hazards of nuclear power to the Uranium Development Partnership (UDP).

Do We Need More Balanced Reporting To Democratize Energy Policy?

What if 400 people attending a consultation meeting in the provincial capital were overwhelmingly in support of the Uranium Development Partnership (UDP) pronuclear recommendations?

Why Nuclear Workers Should Be Truthful About Nuclear Power

I was recently invited to speak at a provincial meeting of the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) at Watrous.

Will UDP Consultations Enable The Public's Voice To Be Heard?

Public consultations about the Uranium Development Partnership (UDP) started with Saskatoon stakeholder meetings May 27th and 28th.

Why Are We So Oblivious About The Hazards of Uranium?

Uranium is a water soluble, toxic heavy metal that emits radiation until it stabilizes into lead in 4.5 billion years.

Shouldn't We Look at the History of Uranium Mining?

The Uranium Development Partnership (UDP) meetings in June are advertised as "The Future of Uranium in Saskatchewan.".

Wall Government Has Head In the (tar) Sand Over Climate Crisis

Brad Wall’s government just abandoned its election promise to reduce carbon from 2007 levels by 32% by 2020.

What Policies Are Behind Sask Power's 2009 Budget?

It's vital for us to know the policies behind Sask Power's budget, otherwise we'll be "kept in the dark". I finally got permission to interview Sask Power Vice President (VP) Gary Wilkinson.