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YEP Speaker Event: A discussion on nuclear energy

The recent nuclear proposal in Alberta has brought debate from all sides – What are the benefits? What are the cost and risks? Wayne Henuset, President and Co-Chairman of Energy Alberta Corporation and Marlo Raynolds, Executive Director of the Pembina Institute, will discuss the issues and the future of nuclear energy in Alberta. Each speaker will talk for five minutes, followed by a Q&A discussion.When: Wednesday, Jan. 16, doors open at 5:30 p.m. Read more »

"The Truth About Nuclear Energy" by Dr. Gordon Edwards

Dr. Gordon Edwards, one of Canada's foremost nuclear experts and critics, will be speaking in Edmonton on Wednesday, January 16th at the University of Alberta. Read more »

Concerned Citizens Converge on Legislature to deliver Radioactive Waste and and Anti-Nuclear Petition

Sierra Club of Canada — Prairie Chapter

November 19th 2007

(Edmonton) Concerned citizens from Peace River, Whitecourt and other communities in Northern Alberta converged on Edmonton this morning to deliver leaky radioactive waste barrels to the Alberta Legislature to protest the proposed nuclear reactors slated for their communities, raise awareness about the dirty and dangerous impacts of nuclear energy, and demand Premier Stelmach keep Alberta Nuclear Free. Members of the Peace River Environmental Society and the Grimshaw community loaded up a wagon with fake radioactive waste barrels on November 18th, and took the toxic cargo on the road, stopping along the way 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 community before converging for a rally in Edmonton.

Posted November 21, 2007 by Anonymous

Keep Alberta Nuclear Free Rally

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, Edmonton Read more »

Is Nuclear the Answer? with Paul Gunter, Beyond Nuclear

This talk will focus on providing a path forward while debunking the new mythology that nuclear power, bio-fuels and fossil fuels can offer viable energy solutions for the 21st Century. Paul Gunter is the Director of Reactor Oversight for the organization Beyond Nuclear based in Maryland, US. Co-sponsored by Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy (CAUSE). Read more »

Lunch by the Books: Energy, Sustainability, and Alberta's Future

Diana Gibson, Research Director of the Parkland Institute, will be giving the following presentation as part of this year's Lunch by the Books series:Energy, Sustainability, and Alberta's FutureNovember 15, 2007 Read more »

Sierra Club Chinook Group Monthly Meeting: Documentary Screening - "A Hard Rain"

Sierra Club of Canada — Chinook GroupThe Sierra Club Chinook Group hosts a monthly meeting series on the 1st Wed. of every month from 7 to 9 pm at the Calgary Area Outdoor Council at 1111 Memorial Drive NW. Read more »

Sierra Club Chinook Group Monthly Meeting: "A Nuclear Future for Alberta?"

Sierra Club of Canada — Chinook GroupThe Chinook Group's regular monthly public meeting will take place Wednesday, September 5 from 7 to 9 pm at the Calgary Area Outdoor Council building at 1111 Memorial Drive NW. This month's topic:Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd has joined forces with a local group (Energy Alberta Corporation) to sell Albertans on nuclear development. Elena Schacherl, representing a provincial coalition group, Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy (CAUSE), will fill us in on the scope and status of this proposal for nuclear development in Alberta. Read more »

Oil & Community Speaker Series: Is Nuclear a Solution to the Tarsands Energy Needs?

Is Nuclear a Solution to the Tarsands Energy Needs?Nashina Shariff, Associate Director, Toxics Watch Society of AlbertaHeinz-Jürgen Peter, Research Associate, Parkland Institute Join the University of Alberta's Community Service-Learning Program and the Parkland Institute for a five-week speaker series that explores the impacts of the oil industry on Albertan communities. This series of talks is part of an interdisciplinary course at the University of Alberta that explores these themes by combining course work with community-facing projects in Fort McMurray. As such, the talks will pay particular attention to the impacts of the tarsands projects in northern Alberta on community sustainability. This free lecture series is open to the public. Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30pmETLC 1-013, University of Alberta Campus Read more »

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