THE UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA
FEBRUARY 05, 1999

The bomb and Y2K

Is the Y2K bug a threat to the world's nuclear arsenal?

Two speakers will address this issue at a public presentation on

Feb. 8 at 7:15 p.m. in Begbie 158. Daniel Wolfish, an associate with the centre for global studies, will speak on "Canada's Nuclear Weapons Policy" and discuss what kind of nuclear weapons policy Canada should have, both as a close ally of the U.S., and in relation to the current strategic review being undertaken by NATO and the possibility that organization will renounce first use of nuclear weapons.

Electronics specialist Phil Rossner will speak on "The Millennium Bug and The Bomb" after a showing of the video "The Year 2000 Problem: Challenge of Our Lifetime." Rossner has 18 years experience in the electronics manufacturing industry, as well as training as a computer systems specialist. The presentation is sponsored by the faculties of law and education, by Physicians for Global Survival and World Federalists.

For more on the nuclear weapons debate, see our Viewpoint column.


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