GPS Leader challenges uranium sale as irresponsible
Regina, Saskatchewan, April 7 — The Green Party of Saskatchewan (GPS) wants to know why the Saskatchewan Party Government and NDP Opposition support exporting uranium to China. GPS Leader Victor Lau points out that China is struggling to keep North Korea under control. “If China is unwilling or unable to keep North Korea under control, how can our citizens be assured that Saskatchewan uranium exports won’t be used to build nuclear weapons?” Lau says Saskatchewan should end uranium sales, period. “We may live to regret sending uranium to a nation, any nation, that could turn around one day and use that uranium to drop bombs on Canada,” says Lau. Lau notes that it is irresponsible for Saskatchewan to potentially contribute to the expansion of nuclear weapons or nuclear power in East Asia.