Background:                    July 28, 2015, Gordon Edwards. Uranium Moratorium in Quebec –> Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium –> UBAN movement There has never been a uranium mine in the province of Quebec.  In the last decade, however, there has been a great deal of uranium exploration…

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The World Uranium Symposium 2015 closed with a moving speech by Matthew Coon Come and the birth of the Quebec declaration on Uranium. Looking forward, Marriette Liefferink (FSE) and Prof. Dr. Andreas Nidecker (IPPNW Schweiz) announced a new conference taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa, November 2015. The topics will include uranium mining in Niger…

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Québec, 6 April 2015 — Mr. Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan during the Fukushima catastrophe, will deliver an exclusive message at the opening of the World Uranium Symposium at the Quebec City Convention Centre on April 14-16 2015. Both scientific and community-based, the Symposium will address issues arising from the nuclear fuel chain, from…

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From April 14th – 16th, the World Uranium Symposium in Quebec will bring together speakers from all around the globe. They will adress issues arising from the uranium fuel chain – from uranium mining to its end-uses and byproducts for civilian or military purposes. Symposium abstract Preliminary program List of speakers The Symposium is organized…

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The Cree Nation Youth Council yesterday launched the StandAgainstUranium solidarity march. They wanted to send a strong message to the Quebec government, that the Cree Nation opposes uranium development on their land, Eeyou Istchee. The march will also provide an opportunity for Quebeckers from across the province to show their support for the Crees’ stand.…

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The BAPE (Office for public hearings on the environment) continued its hearings on the issue of Uranium development in Quebec. Among the speakers were representatives from the Grand Council of the Crees, the Cree Women of Eeyou Istchee, the Coalition Quebec meilleure mine, and Uranium Network.      

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The James Bay Cree Nation has launched the People’s Board, the latest addition to its website and social media campaign #StandAgainstUranium. The People’s Board is an online platform where Crees and the broader public can share their opinions, post photos and videos, and demonstrate their support for the Cree Nation’s stand against uranium.

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The Strateco company has called the quits on the Matoush project. The company says this decision is due to Quebec government’s refusal to issue the final permit for advanced exploration. “The damages arising from the liquidation of the Matoush camp and any cost associated with reopening the camp in the future add to the damages…

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