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Post-Fukushima, Japan’s irradiated fish worry B.C. experts

by Alex Roslin / straight.com / July 19, 2012 / Are fish from the Pacific Ocean and Japanese coastal and inland waters safe to eat 16 months after the Fukushima nuclear disaster? Governments and many scientists say they are. But the largest collection of data on radiation in Japanese fish t ...

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Top Executive: Canada’s nuclear industry needs to fight Fukushima fear

by Ian Macleod / The Ottawa Citizen / February 23, 2012 / OTTAWA — With the approaching anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster as a backdrop, Ontario’s top energy executive is urging Canada’s nuclear industry not to retreat in the face of renewed public skepticism. “While ...

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Fukushima Update – Day 345

Japan's nuclear evacuees denied Canadian refuge / Toronto Sun / February 18, 2012 / A Japanese woman who claimed exposure to radiation from damaged nuclear reactors has been denied refugee status in Canada almost one year after that nation was rocked by an earthquake and tsunami that left more ...

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Calgary Sun: Fukushima fallout hit home

by Michael Platt / Calgary Sun / January 22, 2012 / There’s no need to panic — probably. But not knowing whether to shrug or cower over radioactive iodine falling on Calgary as a result of a meltdown in Japan last year has Canada’s top nuclear critic wondering why. “There’s no ...

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Would a Canadian reactor have staved off the Fukushima nuclear disaster?

No CANDU Would a Canadian reactor have staved off the Fukushima nuclear disaster? by Andrew Horvat / Literary Review of Canada / September 1, 2011 / On March 14, 2011, three days after a 16 metre tsunami knocked out the cooling systems of four of six reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclea ...

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Canadian Collaborative for Radiation Awareness & Monitoring

Canadian Collaborative for Radiation Awareness & Monitoring “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” (Margaret Mead) What is the Canadian Collaborative for Radiation Awareness and Monitoring? ...

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By Alex Roslin / straight.com / October 22, 2011 / After the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986, Soviet officials were vilified for hiding the impacts from the public. But when Japan’s Fukushima nuclear accident took place last March, public officials in Japan and Canada alike jumped stra ...

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