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Uranium's Chilling Effects

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Community participation stifled as industry expands in northern Saskatchewan

The uranium industry is rapidly expanding its sphere of control in northern Saskatchewan, and the impacts of its widening footprint aren’t limited to the lands and waters.

Residents of affected communities are speaking out against an increasing corporate influence that is altering local governance and diminishing opportunities for critical public participation.

Don't trade global warming for nuclear meltdowns

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The climate change crisis is upon us. The world's leading climate scientists agree that time is rapidly running out and that urgent steps are needed in the next 10 years to dramatically reduce our carbon emissions.

But exchanging global warming for nuclear meltdown is not the answer.

Harper’s “Conservative” Economism: Rhetoric and Reality

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The Harper-run Conservatives combined their revisioning of conservatism and economism into a winning strategy. With significant vote-splitting in the existing first-past-the-post system, a minority won a majority of seats in 2011. The broad Canadian public now seems to be looking more deeply at the rhetoric and the realities of Harper’s political brand. It’s about time.

Activists challenge Brad Wall on energy, environment

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Unimpressed by Premier Brad Wall’s defense of his recent controversial comments about Cameco, northern activists directly challenged the premier to improve his record on a range of social, economic and environmental issues.

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