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In Lakes
Mar 29th, 2011
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Plan to consult First Nations and Metis  News release from Bruce Power  March 28, 2011 TIVERTON, ON – Bruce Power will delay plans to ship 16 steam generators to Sweden for recycling to allow further discussion with First Nations, Métis and others seeking additional information. “While recycling this...
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Mar 24th, 2011
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Japan’s earthquake caused a nuclear crisis which could be repeated in other countries if precautions aren’t taken By Stephen Leahy IPS News 23 Mar 2011 As Japan struggles to confront a nuclear disaster that could be the worst in history, it seems clear that any discussion about the safety...
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Mar 23rd, 2011
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CATCH News March 23 2011Regular unadvertised meetings that have been going on for nearly a decade between city staff, councillors and the Hamilton Halton Home Builders Association have been labelled “illegal” by Brad Clark. Several councillors and senior staff expressed enthusiasm about the quarterly...
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Mar 23rd, 2011
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'This hearing is not good decision-making' By Krystyn Tully Lake Ontario Waterkeeper Weekly March 23 2010I am a child of the Durham Region nuclear family. I was born and raised and schooled in Oshawa, smack-dab in the middle of the Pickering and Darlington nuclear power plants. My friends’ parents wo...
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Mar 21st, 2011
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Plus details of hearing times, locationNews release Northwatch March 21 2011The federal hearing on the proposal by Ontario Power Generation to build up to four new reactors of yet-to-be-specified design gets underway today, Monday, March 21st. ...
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Mar 19th, 2011
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Gordon Edwards, president of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility, answers questions about the disaster in Japan. CTV...
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In Water
Mar 18th, 2011
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By Kate Allen Toronto Star March 18 2011 The co-operative businesses are never the ones you would expect. Dagna Pielaszkiewicz and Stella Adewolu, volunteers with Youth4Water, a group of young people who raise awareness about water issues and rights, spent Thursday afternoon canvassing a busy strip o...
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Mar 18th, 2011
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Letter from Cindy Hillard  to the Orillia Packet and Times March 16 2011Our government conveniently uses the term solar "farm" to give landowners the false impression that they are actually continuing to be farmers.  Once a land owner signs a contract for a large scale solar "farm" (ie. 60 acres or m...
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Mar 17th, 2011
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News release from Lake Ontario Waterkeeper March 16 2011The first new nuclear power plant to be built in Canada in decades is slated for review beginningnext Monday.Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, other NGOs, members of the nuclear industry, and governmentdepartments have been preparing for the hearing for...
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Mar 14th, 2011
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From the Council of Canadians March 10 2011Yesterday, Sylvia Jones, a Conservative Member of the Provincial Parliament in Ontario, rose at Queen’s Park and made this statement to the legislative assembly, “I rise today with concerns over comments the Liberal Minister of Natural Resources, Linda Jeffr...