Things to do when in opposition to Uranium mining

Hello my friends,

as North Grenville will be directly affected by potential spills of exploratory drillings in Robertsville west of Perth I urge communities to organize info-sessions on the dangers of Uranium-mining so close to home and councils to pass a motion for Uranium-mining moratorium in the province of Ontario.

Speakers like John Kittle (claims go through his property) who is prepared to challenge the Province of Ontario on the constitutionality of the Mining Act in case the political road does not lead to a Moratorium on Uranium-Mining, was happy to assure participation in a potential info session.

This is not an indigenous problem, this is the multi-billion-dollar Nuclear Industry endangering aquifers and risking a radioactive Rideau where tourists won’t travel anymore and communities will glow for hundreds of thousands of years. Did you know that radioactive Radon, an invisible emission when drilling for Uranium is recognized NOW as the … Continue reading

City of Ottawa calls for Uranium-Stop

FEBRUARY 27, 2008: OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL, ALL BUT UNANIMOUSLY, PASSED THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION TODAY…

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Community and Protective Services Committee direct City Council to:

1) Petition the Province of Ontario and Premier Dalton McGuinty to initiate an immediate moratorium on uranium mineral prospecting, exploration and mining in Eastern Ontario and the Ottawa River watershed until such a time that all environmental and health issues related to uranium mining and native land claims are resolved;

2) That City of Ottawa petitions the Province of Ontario to undertake an immediate comprehensive public review of the Mining Act, 1990.

Congratulations to those who worked hard to bring this issue to the attention of the council!

this SAT Rally in Napanee to protest incarceration of Bob Lovelace

1) RALLY IN SUPPORT OF BOB LOVELACE: Napanee, this Sat., 11 a.m.
2) ARDOCH ALGONQUIN FIRST NATION PRESS RELEASE
3) AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE
4) LANARK, FRONTENAC, LENNOX & ADDINGTON GREEN PARTY OF ONTARIO PRESS RELEASE
5) LETTER TO THE EDITOR
6) WHERE TO SEND DONATIONS – REMINDER
7) EVENT REMINDERS:
IAN TAMBLYN – TOMORROW: Feb 20th, National Archives, 7 p.m.
FATHEAD – This Friday, Feb 22nd, McDonald’s Corners, 7:30 p.m.
8) EVENTS: WEIGHING THE RISKS OF NUCLEAR ENERGY- TOWARD A RENEWABLE ENERGY STRATEGY FOR ONTARIO: Peterborough, Mar 7th
9) EVENTS: SONG CIRCLE AND ART SALE: NAC, Ottawa, March 8th
10) LETTER TO LEGISLATORS FROM CHRISTIAN PEACEMAKER TEAMS.
11) ALGONQUIN LEADER FINED, JAILED SIX MONTHS…Kingston Whig
12) LINK TO WALRUS ARTICLE
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1) RALLY IN SUPPORT OF BOB LOVELACE

What: Rally in Napanee

When: Saturday, February 23 from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Speakers at approx. Noon

Where: Quinte Regional … Continue reading

Algonquin jailed six months and fined 25 000

This is from Mike, Donna Dillmann’s partner. I hope every single one of you will make their outrage heard – this is our future and the future of our children Ontario politicians are in the process of fucking up meanwhile the Ontario’s judicial system just gave the indigenous people involed in the protest a big hearty kick in the butt – thanx McGuinty, but you won’t get away with that one.

Make sure to come to Napanee on Feb 23rd and express your solidarity with the heroic Algonquin leaders who won’t back down for OUR WATER, AIR and SOIL.

Hi
Thank you for your interest and, more specifically, for being in touch with Mike and/or I in regard to efforts to raise public awareness on the uranium issue. Raise public awareness we did and, in addition, while we did not (yet) convince Premier McGuinty to place a moratorium on … Continue reading

Algonquin leader fined, jailed six months

Second uranium mining protester also fined but released on ‘compassionate grounds’
Posted By Sue Yanagisawa Whig-Standard Court Reporter, posted 2 days ago

The lawyer for a uranium prospecting company, frustrated by an Algonquin-led protest that disrupted the company’s plans for test drilling north of Sharbot Lake last summer, said it gave him “no pleasure to ask for incarceration.”

Yet Neal J. Smitheman asked for exactly that this week, the maximum jail sentence possible in fact, and substantial fines against Algonquin leaders who refused to ‘purge’ contempt charges by formally promising not to interfere in the future with his client, Oakville-based Frontenac Ventures Corp.

Yesterday morning, Superior Court Justice Douglas Cunningham gave Smitheman what he had asked for.

After observing that “they have not only engaged in a full-scale occupation of the Clarendon site, they have counselled others to do so as well,” and telling those present in the courtroom that … Continue reading