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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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Saskatchewan Beware

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 18, 2008 3 comments

A day after Ontario’s private nuclear operator Bruce Power was passed over for building new nuclear reactors at its site on Lake Huron, it announced that it will carry out a “feasibility study” on building new nuclear plants in...

Top Ten Reasons to Hate the Alberta Tar Sands

Blog entry by JessieS | June 17, 2008 5 comments

1. Residents of communities living downstream from tar sands operations are experiencing unusually high rates of rare cancers and auto-immune diseases. Dr. John O'Connor spoke out on the occurrance of rare cancer clusters in the...

McGuinty Government Ignores Nuclear Costs

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 17, 2008 2 comments

The Ontario government continues steer clear of acknowledging that the rising cost of new nuclear plants puts its $ 40 billion nuclear plan in doubt. The Globe and Mail’s Murray Campbell notes in his column today the Ontario Power...

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