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Major layoffs at AECL

July 26, 2011

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Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. is bracing for a mass layoff that would cut 900 employees, according to a memo obtained by the Telegraph-Journal. This would eliminate about 40 per cent of the company’s workforce, says a union official. Michael Ivanco is the vice-president of the Society of Professional Engineers and Associates, which represents many […]

No safe radiation, expert says

July 13, 2011

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Daniel Rudka looks like he’s a nuclear bomb survivor. Wrinkled, milky scars flow up his arms past his neck and discolour his pockmarked face. He walks with a cane, because he can’t always trust his radiation-weakened bones to keep him upright. But Rudka is not the victim of a nuclear bomb, accident or meltdown. In […]