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Global poll reveals huge majority support the creation of an Arctic sanctuary – Canada ranks higher than average –

International polling revealed today that 74 percent of people worldwide support the creation of a protected sanctuary in the international waters surrounding the North Pole. In Canada, support for this enhanced form of protection ranks higher than the global average, with 78 percent favourable opinion.
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14,000 Protest Nuclear Waste Shipments in Germany

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 9, 2008 1 comment

Over Germany 14,000 protesters stopped the delivery of radioactive waste from France to a dump in Gorleben Germany yesterday for twelve hours.  One activist told reporters: " "This is a strong sign of the renaissance of the...

Bruce Reactor Refit Delayed

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 7, 2008

Bruce Power's attempt at refitting the two Bruce A reactors is going to be delayed by at least three months, reports the Toronto Star today.    In February, Bruce Power had to admit that the project was already $300 - 600 million...

Minister Smitherman Misses Opportunity to Support Green Power

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | November 6, 2008 4 comments

Yesterday Greenpeace released a report, Better Never than Late , outlining the financial and environmental threats of proceeding with the McGuinty government's nuclear electricity plan.  The report recommends the government start to...

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