by Diana Filer

  1. A Candu is a pressurized heavy water nuclear reactor used to generate electric power.  There are currently 18 in operation in Canada.
  2. An IPO is an ‘initial public offering’:  when a private company raises investment capital by offering its stock to the public for the first time.
  3. The  most recent census indicates that Canada’s population has reached 37 million.
  4. Breaker breaker is CB (Citizens Band radio)slang for the speaker announcing that he/she would like to start transmission on a channel.
  5. Lithology is the scientific study of rocks.