The United States Army secretly dumped a carcinogen on unknowing Canadians in Winnipeg and Alberta during the Cold War in testing linked to weaponry involving radioactive components meant to attack the Soviet Union, according to classified documents revealed in a new book.

Local governments were fed a cover story by the Pentagon about radiological weapons tests, according to documents obtained by Lisa Martino-Taylor, a professor of sociology at St. Louis Community College.

Source: http://nationalpost.com/news/canada...during-the-cold-war-researcher-discovers