Canada's Response to Fukushima
the CNSC has established a robust Action Plan to ensure that the lessons learned from the Fukushima accident are used here in Canada to enhance the safety of our nuclear facilities.
Dose Data from the Fixed Point Surveillance Network
The Fixed Point Surveillance (FPS) network monitors public radiation dose due to radioactive materials in the atmosphere. The FPS network is used primarily to measure the external dose from three noble gases in particular; Argon-41, Xenon-133 and Xenon-13
Eleven minute piece on the ongoing calamity, and future horrors, of Fukushima. Yet again Tepco is not disclosing anything like the full story. If you don’t want to do 11 minutes, spin forward to the last 5. Watch it here.
Health Canada's Radiation Monitoring Data
Given that radioactivity levels across Canada continue to be within normal background levels and that there is no cause for concern, on Thursday, August 11, 2011 Health Canada removed nine supplementary fixed point detectors that were installed …..
Japan Professors: Worst case scenario at Fukushima…
Japan Professors: Worst case scenario at Fukushima, nuclear rods melted and went through reactor floors; Contamination is impacting rest of world; Likely that entire Pacific will be affected — Farmer: Gov’t doesn’t have any idea about status of fu
Physicians: ‘Interesting fact’ for West Coast in new UN report
only about 5% of the directly discharged radiation was deposited within a radius of 80 km from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station. The rest was distributed in the Pacific Ocean. 3-D simulations have been carried out for the Pacific basin…
Ten Most Radioactive Places on Earth
The 2011 earthquake and tsunami was a tragedy that destroyed homes and lives, but the effects of the Fukushima nuclear power plant may be the most long-lasting danger. The worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl, the incident caused meltdown of three …
The Next Wave
For thousands exposed to radiation in Fukushima, it’s the youngest generation that is most at risk.
The ocean is broken
“….The boat’s vivid yellow paint job, never faded by sun or sea in years gone past, reacted with something in the water off Japan, losing its sheen in a strange and unprecedented way.”
THE ROLES OF THE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT IN CANADA
This paper examines the central roles performed by Members of the House of Commons in Canada, assesses long-standing controversies about how MPs should carry them out, and discusses recent trends in the thinking of both parliamentary scholars and MPs …