Nuclear Industry


BY pgs-admin
1 June 2009


IICPH Written Submission for DGR Proposal JPR hearing -critique of the Deep Geological Repository for the burial of low and intermediate level radioactive waste from Canadian nuclear reactors.
prepared by, Anna Tilman, B.Sc., M.A., Vice-President, IICPH

False statements on CNSC website

PGS Board Member, Dr Cathy Vakil made a presentation at the Darlington Hearings in December 2012.  To read communication between herself and CNSC health advisor Dr. Patsy Thompson, click here exchange of letters between CNSC and Dr. Cathy Vakil

Wishful Thinking on Nuclear Power Op-ed by PGS Executive Director, Dr. Dale Dewar

James Bay Cree opposed to uranium mining on their land

Report from Fukushima – first hand report by PGS Executive Director, Dr. Dale Dewar – August 2012

Fukushima, One Year Later Videos from conference in Vancouver, now available online Fukushima Conference Program

Radioactive Kitchenware Ordered Out of Canada  – Read Backgrounder related to this news article Backgrounder on Radioactive kitchenware

Japan’s Industry Minister Says Nuclear Energy too Risky

Thinking Outside the Nuclear Box , Gordon Edwards, President Canadian Centre for Nuclear Responsibility

Japan pulls the plug on Nuclear Power

Fukushima, Worldwide Nuclear Radiation

Fukushima Much Worse than Reported, Senator Wyden

Hibakusha Worldwide IPPNW poster exhibit dedicated to all who have been affected by the nuclear industry

Uranium a Minefield for Malians

Dr. Ian Fairlie Consultant on Radioactivity and the Environment

Fatally high radiation levels at crippled reactor in Japan

CamecoLicense PGS Board Member, Dr. Linda Harvey;s submission to Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, January 19,2012
Nuclear Power Factsheet Physicians for Social Responsibility, Jan 10, 2012
Yokohama Declaration for a Nuclear Power Free World

After Fukushima, Fish Tales PGS Ed, Dr. Dale Dewar, interviewed for this special article in Montreal Gazette, January 13, 2012
Fukushima 2.5 times more radioactive xenon than Chernobyl – Oct 27, 2011 Press Release

Vision 2010 PGS Report Report on the Redevelopment of the Port Hope Conversion Facility, October 22, 2011

Radiation Spikes in BC due to Fukushima
Special Issue of Medicine and Global Survival, devoted to Fukushima

Lessons from Fukushima/Chernobyl Briefing paper from our US Affiliate, Physicians for Social Responsibility

Germany to ban nuclear power plants

Carbon Free, Nuclear Free

Childhood Cancer near Nuclear Power Plants Dr. Ian Fairlie

Letter to Japan’s Minister of Education from IPPNW – protesting the increase in “allowable” radiation exposure for children in contaminated areas

Health Effects of Chernobyl 25 years after, IPPNW report
The Dangers of Tritium Dr. Ian Fairlie

Submissions to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission against the Expansion of the Darlington Nuclear Power plant

Valuing the greenhouse gas emissions from nuclear power: A critical survey Benjamin K. Sovacool

Increased Childhood Cancer Rates near Nuclear Power Plants By Reinhold Thiel

Galileo and Nuclear Power – fact and fiction, Press Release, April 13, 2011

Fukushima and Flying , April 4, 2011

Chernobyl, Consequences of a Catastrophe Now available online

Monitoring Radiation, April 1, 2011

Physicians call for moratorium on nuclear power, March 29, 2011
Water Leak at Pickering Nuclear Plant March 16, 2011

Possible meltdown in 2 Japanese nuclear reactors

Nuclear Emergency in Japan

We Need More Radiation Research Op-ed in Ottawa Citizen, March 5, 2011

Nuclear Radiation is Forever Drs. Helen Caldicott and Dale Dewar, Ottawa Citizen, February 8, 2011

IPPNW Resolution to Ban Uranium Mining, August 2010
10 Things You Should Know About Uranium Mining
Nova Scotia Citizens Allied to Ban Uranium Mining – Final Submission to Voluntary Planning Hearings
Global Call to Ban Uranium Mining – IPPNW Congress, Basel, Aug 29, 2010
Statement of the Sacred Land, Poisoned People Pre IPPNW Congress meeting in Basel, Switzerland, August 26, 2010
Gordon Edwards: Letter to Ottawa Citizen on Tritium in our Water
Childhood Leukemia and Cancers Near German Nuclear Reactors , Dr. Rudi Nussbaum
Human Health Implications of Uranium Mining and Nuclear Power Generation, Dr. Linda Harvey and Dr. Catherine Vakil, report, May 2009
Medical Implications of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Dr. Helen Caldicott, video of presentation at the Unversity of Alberta, October 8, 2008
Uranium and Breast Cancer , Florence Williams, feature article, High Country News, May 26, 2008
Why Nuclear is Not Healthy for Human or Other Life, Jim Harding, presentation to Physicians for Global Survival at “Medicine and Survival” Conference, March 28, 2008
Significant Cancer Rates in Young Children Living in the Vicinity of Nuclear Power Plants in Germany, Heinz Juergen-Peter, report
Uranium Mining – The Physician’s Role, Linda Harvey, presentation in Halifax, September 2008
Nuclear Energy: A Responsible Choice?, Dr. Éric Notebaert, presentation at Choices for Energy, Environment, and Global Health Symposium, November 17, 2007
Health Hazards of Uranium, Dr. Qais Ghanem, PowerPoint presentation  to Uranium Citizen’s Inquiry

protest in Rhodes Turkey against nuclear plant 14-5-10 (2)

protest in Rhodes Turkey against nuclear power plant, May 14, 2010

Other Articles

Nuclear Suicide, Steven Starr and Peter King, Unleashed, July 2009
Doctors Urged to Use Diagnostic Alternatives to reactor-produced isotopes, Laura Eggertson, article, CMAJ, May 2009
Break The Isotope Monopoly , article from Ottawa Citizen, Feb 2009
Nuclear Caribou, Mark Dowie, Article, Orion Magazine, Jan/Feb 2009  – uranium rush with the Inuit of Nunavut
Prescriptions for Survival, Dr Nancy Covington,Medscape Journal of Medicine, December 1, 2008

Note: Medscape login is username: levya and password: spruce

Reconsidering Survival, Dr. Mark Leith, CMAJ, October 23, 2007
The Genius Doctor Who Diagnosed Nuke Power’s Deadly Disease, Harvey Wasserman, The Free Press, September 7, 2007
Nuclear Weapons: A Greater Risk to Humanity than Ever Before


Nuclear Power as a Solution to Global Warming, Dr. Natalie Clavel, research paper, March 23, 2007
Black Magic of Uranium at Jadugoda, Indian Doctors for Peace and Development (Indian Affiliate of IPPNW), study,  2007
Nuclear Power in Canada, an Examination of Risks, Impact and Sustainability, Mark S. Winfield, Alison Cretney, Paulina Czajkowski, Rich Wong, report, The Pembina Institute, December 14, 2006
Nuclear Fuel Chain for Light Water Reactors, WISE Uranium Project, March 21, 2006
Medical Isotopes: The Chalk River Crisis, Gordon Edwards, PhD, Notes
Refining Versus Enrichement Dr. Gordon Edwards, Notes
Nuclear Power Energy Policy, Dr Michael Dworkind, report


Why Nuclear Power in Not Sustainable, Jim Harding, PhD, Presentation, 6th Annual NRT Conference, March 12, 2009
Uranium Mining, Linda Harvey, PowerPoint presentation, Prescriptions for Survival Conference, Halifax, September 2008
Presentation to  Ottawa Citizen’s Inquiry, Dr. Linda Harvey, April 22, 2008
Nuclear Moratorium, Jack Santa Barbara, presentation to Hamilton City Council, May 14 2007
Dealing with Nuclear Waste ,  Dr. Gordon Edwards and Robert Del Tredici,  PowerPoint presented in Stockholm, April 2007


Jim Harding discusses his book, Canada’s Deadly Secret, Video, September 15, 2008
Buddha weeps in Jadugoda, Videos Documenting the devastating effects of uranium mining by Uranium Corporation in India, April 2007