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In Brief: June 25, 2009


FNU takes over CBC | U of S studies childhood obesity | U of S earns its place in history | Improving patient drug adherence

Saskatchewan: A traveller’s paradise


With summer here, everyone wants to have some fun, and summer fun means road trips. But with many students saving up for university over the summer, there is rarely money left over for travelling. Thankfully, Saskatchewan has many great things to see ”” even on a budget ”” so start exploring today.

Talking about nuclear war


With debate over the development of nuclear power beginning to heat up, Saskatchewan seems on the brink of a nuclear war of words. The issue came to centre stage last year when the Canadian nuclear power company Bruce Power indicated it was investigating the prospects for developing a commercial-size nuclear reactor in northwestern Saskatchewan. In fall 2008, the Saskatchewan Party established the Uranium Development Partnership, a 12 person panel created to advise the government on potential strategies for developing the uranium industry in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan currently produces approximately 30 per cent of the world's uranium supply. The UDP argues that this gives the province a comparative advantage in entering some other areas of the uranium industry.

Youth movement spearheads eco-awareness


With the twin intentions of fostering youth involvement in politics and promoting an environmentally friendly Saskatoon, the people behind 2008's We Are Many festival organized an action summit for May 14.

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