Subseries 2 - Nuclear technologies

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UTA 1287-12-2

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Nuclear technologies

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  • 1971-2011 (Creation)

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0.38 m of textual records

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Subseries consists of records relating to a wide variety activities pertaining to Dr. Franklin’s concerns around nuclear energy and technologies. Records include news clippings, correspondence, minutes, copies of government records, submissions, and reports.

Files document a 1996 panel on nuclear waste management, to which Dr. Franklin made an oral presentation and written submission, on behalf of VOW. A number of files pertain to the MOX (mixed oxide fuel) forum, which challenged the disposition of Russian and U.S. plutonium in Ontario generating stations. Other files reflect opposition to Canada’s sales of CANDU reactors to other nations.

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See also: Records relating to Dr. Franklin’s position on nuclear technologies can also be found in the next subseries. Series 13, Subseries 4 (Voice of Women: General) also includes VOW’s work with the Cluff Lake community, in their opposition to a proposed uranium mining development in Northern Saskatchewan in the late 1970s. . In addition, 1 file on the University of Toronto’s SLOWPOKE nuclear reactor can be found in Series 15, subseries 2 (SLOWPOKE Reactor)

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B1996-0004/040(19)

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B2015-0005/056(05)-/059(04)

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