(Port Hope, Ontario March 11, 2008) Jim Harding, author of the recently published book, Canada's Deadly Secret: Saskatchewan Uranium and the Global Nuclear System, will speak at the Port Hope High School at 1 PM, Saturday, March 29, 2008. Dr. Harding's presentation Uranium: Anything But Clean and Green will discuss the nuclear industry in a local, national, and global context.
Dr. Harding is a founding member of the Regina Group for a Non-Nuclear Society and the International Uranium Congress. He served as director of research for Prairie Justice Research at the University of Regina where he headed up the Uranium Inquiries Project. Dr. Harding also acted as consultant to the award-winning National Film Board project Uranium.
Discussing Canada's Deadly Secret, author, physician and co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility Dr. Helen Caldicott says, Harding exposes the role the government played in perpetuating nuclear propaganda through the disinformation of campaigns of its covert Uranium Secretariat and penetration of the public education curriculum...He also explores the deadly corporate planning processes that reveal the growing partnership between the oil and nuclear industries.
Harding's work presents a crucial vision for the future that values human and ecological health and supports innovations coming from renewable energies.
The event is co-sponsored by Lake Ontario Waterkeeper and the Port Hope Community Health Concerns Committee. A fundraiser for the Port Hope Community Health Concerns Committee immediately follows the presentation.
Saturday March 29, 2008, 1:00pm Port Hope High School 130 Highland Drive
For further information contact:
Mark Mattson, President, or Krystyn Tully, Vice President Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, www.waterkeeper.ca Tel: (416) 861-1237 Email: Mark@waterkeeper.ca
Faye More Port Hope Community Health Concerns Committee, www.porthopehealthconcerns.com Tel: (905) 885-7991 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org