Security at two of Canada's most important electricity generating plants is so lax that terrorists would have no trouble at all getting in, according to a television report.

A team from the French-language RDI channel wandered around the Manic-5 and Robert Bourrassa hyrdo-electric plants in the remote James Bay area of French-speaking Quebec without seeing a single security guard.

The plants, linked to a series of giant dams, supply power to Quebec and the north-eastern United States.

In a special report, which was aired on Tuesday night, the RDI team drove in an unmarked van to the center of the Robert Bourassa generating station. They then passed through an unlocked door and made their way to the control panels without once being challenged.

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