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Current proposals for nuclear expansion in Saskatchewan include nuclear reactors, uranium refining, conversion, enrichment, reprocessing, new uranium mines and high level nuclear waste storage. Much of the information about these expansion plans comes from the nuclear industry, specifically Bruce Power, Cameco and Areva. Saskatchewan citizens must examine these proposals carefully and critically by seeking out independent, non-industry sources. The organizations below employ the expertise of physicists, engineers, doctors, biologists, lawyers, economists and policy makers:
Beyond Nuclear aims to educate and activate the public about the connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons and the need to abandon both to safeguard our future. Beyond Nuclear advocates for a sustainable, benign and democratic energy future.
CCNR is a not-for-profit organization, federally incorporated in 1978. It is dedicated to education and research on all issues related to nuclear energy, whether civilian or military -- including non-nuclear alternatives -- especially those pertaining to Canada.
The Committee for Future Generations was formed on May 16, 2011 by a group of citizens concerned that northern Saskatchewan communities are being aggressively targeted by the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) to store Canada’s nuclear waste. In the summer of 2011, the Committee organized the 7000 Generations Walk Against Nuclear Waste from the Northern Village of Pinehouse to the Saskatchewan Legislature in Regina, to raise awareness, unite the North and South and gather signatures on a petition to the government for a legislated ban on nuclear waste storage and transportation in our province. On May 14, 2012 the walkers returned to the Legislature to present more than 12,000 signatures. You can also visit the group on Facebook.
Dr Helen Caldicott has devoted the last 35 years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction.
Energy Probe is a consumer and environmental research team, active in the fight against nuclear power, and dedicated to resource conservation, economic efficiency, and effective utility regulation.
The Green Energy Project Saskatchewan is a registered non-profit corporation in the province of Saskatchewan. Our goal is to create a comprehensive, technically sound plan to transform Saskatchewan's electricity grid to run on renewable energy sources in a way that will also be economically and socially beneficial for our rural, urban and First Nations communities. Please visit us on Facebook
Greenpeace is an independently funded organization working to protect the environment. Greenpeace challenges government and industry to halt harmful practices by negotiating solutions, conducting scientific research, introducing clean alternatives, carrying out peaceful acts of civil disobedience and educating and engaging the public.
Inter Church Uranium Committee Educational Cooperative is an inter-church coalition that works to educate people about the nuclear industry in Saskatchewan, halt all nuclear development in the province, including the mining of uranium. In doing so, it supports economic development alternatives in and for Northern Saskatchewan and promotes alternative sustainable energy options.
This site has been created to provide ordinary people with information about an extra-ordinary challenge: the long term management of the highly radioactive waste that is created as a byproduct of using nuclear power to generate electricity.