Quebec Says No to Uranium

Sun Mar 4, 2012 1:00pm EST

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In 2009, on the North-Shore of Quebec, the population of Sept-Iles, with
the help of "Sept-Iles sans uranium", had expressed its opposition
against Terre Venture. The population won, and the company abandoned its

    In 2010, Terra Firma Resources was criticized by the citizens of
Baie-des-Chaleurs, in Eastern Quebec. The company pulled its project in
early 2012 thanks to pressures from "Stop Uranium Baie-des-Chaleurs".

    In Minganie, on Quebec's North-Shore, all 8 municipalities along with a
first nation have voted resolutions opposing uranium exploration and
exploitation. Yet, Uracan Resources intends to stay. The citizens group
"Minganie sans uranium" and the local political leaders ask that the
resolutions be followed.

    The Mistissini Band Council and the Grand Council of the Crees have also
voiced their opposition against Strateco's Matoush project.

    In Quebec, 320 municipalities (25%) have voted resolutions against
uranium. The population protests whenever and wherever a uranium project
is announced in Quebec. There is no social acceptability. Citizens groups
are forming throughout the province and are working together in demanding
a moratorium on uranium in Quebec.

    We take advantage of the PDAC's International Convention, Trade Show &
Investors Exchange to raise awareness among investors about this reality.
There are many other resources aside from radioactive minerals in Quebec.
We thank you for respecting the population of Quebec in making your

Sept-Iles sans uranium
Marc Fafard

Minganie sans uranium
Claude Lussier

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