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Keep Alberta Nuclear Free Rally

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Concerned citizens from Peace River, Whitecourt, and Northern Alberta will converging on Edmonton to raise awareness about the dangerous and dirty impacts of nuclear energy and to demand Premier Stelmach keep Alberta nuclear free!When: Monday November 19th, 11amWhere: Steps of the Alberta Legislature, EdmontonMembers of the Peace River Environmental Society will be loading up an old farm truck with fake radioactive waste barrels, and will be stopping in Valleyview, Fox Creek and Whitecourt, as well as High Prairie, Slave Lake and Athabasca to bring attention to their struggle to stop nuclear reactors from being built in their communities before converging for the rally in Edmonton.They would love you to join them in solidarity and show your support for a nuclear free Alberta and a clean and safe energy future that all Albertans can live with. The rally will include speeches by community activists from Peace River and Whitecourt, as well as the Sierra Club, and Paul Gunter, the executive director of Beyond Nuclear.Nuclear energy is not safe, clean or green - it leaves a toxic and dangerous legacy for future generations. After 50 years, there is no safe long term solution for managing nuclear waste. Up until now, there have been no nuclear plants in Alberta or Western Canada — but now reactors are being proposed for Peace River and Whitecourt. Please join us on November 19th — Keep Alberta nuclear free!Please pass this on to your friends and lists - bring signs, noise makers and yourself!This rally is sponsored by the Peace River Environmental Society, and is supported by the Tipping Point Project (Whitecourt) and the Sierra Club Prairie Chapter.For more information, please email Leila Darwish at leila [at] sierraclub [dot] ca or check our website at http://www.sierraclub.ca/prairie/nuclear.htm.

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