The Saskatchewan public does not feel that it is safe to use nuclear reactors for oil sands extraction, according to Oraclepoll Research Ltd. survey results released today by the HUES3 Campaign Committee. By a margin of three to one, respondents said they do not feel safe with such plans, even though the Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation (CCNI) at the University of Saskatchewan has accepted millions of dollars in government and corporate funding to explore the feasibility of developing small nuclear reactors for this purpose.
Dr. Helen Caldicott speaks in Saskatoon on November 1, 2012. Her topic: "Our Toxic Nuclear Legacy: Let's END Saskatchewan's Growing Radioactive Footprint"
She will be speaking at Third Avenue United Church at 7:30pm. We look forward to Dr. Caldicott setting the whole issue in a global context.
Seventy-five percent do not want nuclear waste disposal sites in Saskatchewan, says public opinion poll By Hues³ Three-quarters of the people in Saskatchewan don't want radioactive waste brought into the province and deposited in underground storage. That's the message from a public opinion survey conducted from September 10 -16, 2012. The study was commissioned by CAPE (Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment) and the HUES3 Campaign (Health, Uranium, Environment: Sustainability, Survival, Solidarity).
Is the nuclear industry behind voter intimidation and voting irregularities in the September 19 Pinehouse municipal election?