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  1. Did you read the links you posted? Some of your links are talking about the same thing. In addition: "Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) is a private-sector consortium that runs Canadian nuclear facilities owned by the federal government, including the demonstration reactor at Rolphton. CNL maintains the contaminants it releases into the Ottawa River fall well below allowable limits. "The discharge limits of tritium are 10,000 times below the actual dose limits that the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission requires us to meet," said Meggan Vickerd, the reactor's decommissioning manager." "Since 2001, the price tag for the cleanup went from $260-million to $1.28 billion for the cleanup of both Port Hope and Port Granby. This is by far the largest pledge announced for an environmental cleanup in Canadian history. It is supposed to be completed by 2022. Note: The history of the nuclear industry in Port Hope is complicated. There are conflicting sources and some gaps in the timeline. The details of the Port Hope cleanup are also changing as the project goes on. Please use the comment section below to share corrections, suggestions, details, or clarifications." "Chalk River, 1952 and 1958 A power surge and partial loss of coolant led to significant damage to the NRX reactor core in 1952. It was the world's first major nuclear reactor disaster, and it resulted in 4.5 tonnes of radioactive water collecting in the cellar of the building. In 1958, a fuel rupture in the reactor led to a fire and complete contamination of the NRU building. The military was called in both times to aid in the cleanup. Pickering, 1974 and 1983 The most serious nuclear accidents in Canada happened at the Pickering facility east of Toronto, in 1974 and in 1983. In each case, pressure tubes — which hold fuel rods — ruptured. Some coolant escaped, but was recovered before it left the plant, and there was no release of radioactive material from the containment building. Darlington, 2009 In 2009, more than 200,000 litres of water containing trace amounts of tritium, the radioactive isotope of hydrogen, spilled into Lake Ontario after workers accidentally filled the wrong tank with a mixture of tritium and water. The level of the isotope in the lake was not considered enough to pose harm to residents."
  2. You would need a culture shift towards family focused as opposed to career focused. It is great to empower women to pursue careers but it inevitably leads to them putting off child rearing.
  3. We'll respond to the last part (Nuclear): There are around 500 nuclear reactors in the world which account for +10% of global electricity generated. 19 reactors are in Canada and account for 15% of the total electricity generated in Canada. Half of the electricity generated in Ontario is from nuclear. In addition, one of the largest nuclear power stations is located in Pickering, which is located right in the Greater Toronto Area (Ontario). The GTA is the largest agglomeration in Canada, with a population of upwards 5 million. The Pickering Nuclear Power Plant has been in operation for half a century. This nuclear power plant isn't particularly secluded. There are homes within a few hundred feet of the power plant. If nuclear is such an issue, then why has nothing happened in Canada, let alone Pickering? The US has ~100 nuclear reactors and they account for 20% of the electricity generated in the US. Mexico has 1 nuclear reactor. Nuclear power itself does not produce pollution. Nuclear power may produce non-radioactive steam by way of cooling towers to condense process water. Other than that, there is no pollution produced. Over its lifetime a nuclear power plant emits less green houses gases than a comparably sized solar panel farm. If there is an accident and radioactive material is spewed, it is still not pollution. That's an incident, which is opposite to the standard operation of a nuclear power plant. Nuclear power does not pollute our rivers, seas, oceans, air, and what have you. As for your two examples, which tend to be the only examples people bring up: Fukushima: Humans started recording earthquakes in the very early1900s. The Fukushima reactor incident occurred when the 4th largest earthquake ever recorded (since 1900!) created a massive Tsunami that damaged the city of Fukushima. The Fukushima nuclear power plant had 3 reactors. Flooding of one of the safety systems caused an issue with 1 of the 3 reactors. That is to say that despite this massive earthquake and tsunami, only 1 of the 3 reactors had issues. The other 2 reactors continued to operate normally and without issues. Chernobyl: The Chernobyl incident was brought on by Soviet leadership deciding to run unnecessary tests after having purposefully and willfully deactivated the safety systems. That is like getting in a car, cutting all the seat belts and deactivating the airbags, and driving the vehicle as fast as it can go in to a concrete barrier. It's no surprise to anyone that something bad will happen. This isn't even human error - it's human stupidity. In none of these nuclear incidents was there a malfunction or issues with the nuclear reactors - these events were born due to a significant natural disaster and human stupidity. In addition, there are different nuclear reactor types. Canada uses the CANDU (CANada Deuterium Uranium) reactor which is an overly safe reactor that uses not-enriched uranium to safeguard against nuclear weapon proliferation. Given that there are 120 nuclear reactors in North America, can you please point exactly where (in recent history) there have been reports of people's hair and teeth falling out? Please be aware that most of the reactors in North America have been around for decades. As for our positions, we take clear stances on issues. We invite you to read our platform: https://www.syncretic.ca/platform
  4. We will outlaw in-camera lobbying of politicians. Here you go: https://www.syncretic.ca/crime-transparency Modified First nations page: https://www.syncretic.ca/first-nations-accountability Please donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/syncreticparty Join here: https://www.syncretic.ca/joinus https://www.syncretic.ca/important-issues-declining-populati https://www.syncretic.ca/immigration-cost-and-quota https://www.syncretic.ca/aboutus-ourvision Why and how would the Syncretic Party be taken over by Elites? You have a chance to put your money where your mouth is, like many others, and yet you choose to do nothing. If the people really cared they would support those trying to accomplish the very things you are hoping for.
  5. Most Canadians see them as separate things so we need to present it as such. This way it is 100% clear regarding our stance. From a legislative aspect, we could have one transparency act. For the purpose of outlining our platform, we call out accountability and transparency for each category on our website.
  6. Press releases and brochures once we get to the point where we can do that. Native transparency: Can you elaborate? Anytime tax payer money is involved we need transparency and accountability. Whether it is first nations related or not is irrelevant.
  7. Please stand by. We're updating our website and twitter accordingly and will post here with those precise words some time later today. We would appreciate you (and your friends) joining as members as well, since we're seeking registered status.
  8. Already answered. If you scroll up you will see our response, which was quoted below:
  9. The question was not evaded. It was answered - see bold and underlined: If you'd like a more direct answer: NO. Our party will not whip votes. This question was also answered - see bold and underlined: If you'd like a more direct answer: NO. Our party will not meet in secret/private with lobbyists.
  10. They back the environmental movements that work in their favor - such as the anti-nuclear movement in the 50s and 60s. We are against this - as shown in the links posted. Except our party does. Did you read the links posted? Fair point. It will remain to be seen how Libertarian he will really be. We're in it for the long haul.
  11. This is somewhat difficult to answer. The purpose of organizing something like a political party is so that individuals with common beliefs can band together to take action in what they believe in. At the same time, Canadians vote for political parties because they feel those political parties best serve their interests. If you are an elected member of Syncretic, you obviously have to believe in the core values. It isn't necessary for you to agree with everything but you must believe in the core values. In addition, as elected members its important that you represent the best interests of your constituents and if they (cons.) voice their beliefs the elected members should listen. That being said, we believe that one of the bigger issues with "democracy" is that sometimes people are not informed. Nuclear power was new technology in the 50s and it was something that would have revolutionized our societies. People like the member "Rue" have a misconception about nuclear power. If we had pursued it aggressively, this whole climate change/global warming issues would have never occurred. The main people fighting it were environmentalist backed by the oil industry. Ironic. To give your question a more direct answer, it's more important for us for the constituents to be represented than to whip votes since the core values of the Syncretic Party is based around "Canadians and Country first, always". https://www.syncretic.ca/aboutus-ourvision https://www.syncretic.ca/aboutus-commitment Yes. We believe you are either Canadian or you are not. We think many of the Acts surrounding First Nations need to be reworked. We want a unified country, under the same flag. We don't believe anyone should get special treatment. The issue is that it is a very sensitive topic. We think it's something that needs to be addressed gradually, starting with accountability: https://www.syncretic.ca/first-nations-accountability Maxime (m not n) Bernier is Libertarian-lite. He is against net neutrality and he believes that climate change/environment is something that should be left up to the provinces. While we believe his heart is in the right place for many things, his view points on some issues are fundamentally at odds with the greater good. As a libertarian-lite, he believes in free markets and minimal government. Are you okay with the government reducing/abolishing standards and safety guidelines in the name of profit? We are not interested in going back to lead paint and asbestos in buildings. We're looking to change this. The truth should never be blasphemy. https://www.syncretic.ca/immigration https://www.syncretic.ca/immigration-irregular-immigrants https://www.syncretic.ca/immigration-cost-and-quota It's one of our main topics but the issue is no one seems to be interested in supporting us. It's unfortunate that so many Canadians are upset with the status quo, but refuse to pitch even a single dollar in helping someone, anyone, to change the system. Look at how many people have viewed this thread and responded. If each one of them had donated even 1 dollar, we would have more momentum to try and change things. We've come to find that Canadians love to complain but hate taking action. Thanks to everyone for your input.
  12. Thank you for your response. This is taken out of context. " Who owns the roads and highways? The governments do. Who repairs, maintains, upgrades, constructs, and services them? Private construction companies. It's the same concept. Would you argue they aren't construction companies because they don't own buildings and infrastructure? No. There is specialized knowledge and service there. A telecom company is more than just service. " It was a rebuttal to their point. As for the poor condition, that is debatable. Quebec - certainly awful. Depends on the province. Telecom can costs millions and billions, depending on the scale and scope of work being discussed. The telecom progress you mention is the world becoming more modern, it is not a proof that it was thanks to the telecom companies being innovative. With the Canadian telecom companies desire to ban VPN and net neutrality, we find it hard to believe that Canadian telecom cares about true innovation.
  13. Hello, We have just launched our GoFundMe. If you feel like supporting our cause, please feel free to donate. Even a dollar helps. https://www.gofundme.com/syncreticparty Please follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SyncreticCanada Thank you for your support!
  14. Hello, It wasn't - I misread my information card. Thanks for catching that! Original post edited.
  15. Who owns the roads and highways? The governments do. Who repairs, maintains, upgrades, constructs, and services them? Private construction companies. It's the same concept. Would you argue they aren't construction companies because they don't own buildings and infrastructure? No. There is specialized knowledge and service there. A telecom company is more than just service. Competing in telecom right now means you need to own your infrastructure or lease it from a company. Telecom infrastructure costs millions. There is no way to innovate. Leasing from the government would be much more affordable and allows people to set up a company really quickly. This would even allow foreign competition. Also, companies that want to participate in our telecom industry need to lease bandwidth anyway - so leasing infrastructure wouldn't really change much: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectrum_auction https://www.syncretic.ca/telecom-reduced-rates https://www.syncretic.ca/economy-diversification How do you innovate an industry that has an extremely costly barrier of entry and is very regulated? Competing in telecom right now means you need to own your infrastructure or lease it from a company. Telecom infrastructure costs millions. There is no way to innovate. https://www.syncretic.ca/economy-diversification
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