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June 2018 | CNWC Newsletter

National Director’s Message Collaboration and Facts = Success During the last year and half, Canada’s nuclear industry has been receiving more attention from our decision makers and positive public support, particularly in Ontario. Given the significant environmental and economic benefits nuclear technology provides, why should this be noteworthy? Click here to download the June 2018

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February 2018 | CNWC Newsletter

National Director’s Message Some 2018 Industry Priorities My last message focused on the successes our industry’s collaborative efforts achieved last year. We need more of the same in 2108 given some important upcoming Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) licensing hearing Click here to download the February 2018 Nuclear Workers' Newsletter Council Newsletter in PDF format

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December 2017 | CNWC Newsletter

2017 Ending Positively for Canada’s Nuclear Industry    Thanks to the leadership and successful collaboration of our industry’s stakeholders (which includes the Canadian Nuclear Workers Council (CNWC) and member Unions) this has been a good year for Canada’s nuclear sector. Back in July, our industry submitted an Advanced Nuclear Energy Cluster proposal signalling an interest

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September 2017 | CNWC Newsletter

Speak to those who want your vote    Canada’s nuclear industry will never be short of challenges. One is the continual need to speak to those who will be influencing and/or making the decisions that determine the fate of our industry. I’m talking about the people who are already elected and those who will be

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June 2017 | CNWC Newsletter

National Director’s Message Some Decisions Need To Be Made There are some pending decisions that can either positively or negatively impact Canada’s nuclear industry, environment and economy. The first will be the CNSC’s decision regarding the extended operation of reactor units by four years at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station. Critics continue to raise issues

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February 2017 | CNWC Newsletter

National Director’s Message Support Pickering 2024 Regrettably, critics of nuclear continue to ignore the factbased environmental and economic benefits this clean, reliable, affordable and safe source of energy provides. The proposal to extend the operation of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (PNGS) until 2024 is a case in point. Since the Ontario Government announced its

2018-08-30T18:26:13+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Comments Off on February 2017 | CNWC Newsletter

December 2016 | CNWC Newsletter

Talking Up Nuclear in Canada’s Energy Playbook    Last issue’s message began with the question “Does the World Need Nuclear Power for a Better Future?” I concluded my comments by suggesting our decision makers should embrace the well documented environmental and economic benefits that nuclear power delivers when developing Canada’s response to the Paris Accord...

2018-08-30T18:26:15+00:00December 8th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Comments Off on December 2016 | CNWC Newsletter

October 2016 | CNWC Newsletter

Message from the President Does the World Need Nuclear Power for a Better Future? During the closing days of September, a number of significant developments occurred that answer the question posed in the title above with a resounding “yes”. The first occurred on the 28th, when Ralph Keeling, Director of the Scripps CO2 Program at

2018-08-30T18:26:15+00:00October 18th, 2016|Categories: Newsletters|Comments Off on October 2016 | CNWC Newsletter

June 2016 | CNWC Newsletter

Message from the President Nuclear’s Role Addressing Climate Change Is Vital While there may be a few holdouts, the global consensus is that climate change is real and that we are experiencing the impacts now. And post COP 21 in Paris, governments around the world are fine tuning their plans for dealing with it. Here

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February 2016 | CNWC Newsletter

Message from the President Nuclear Energy’s Role In A Canadian Energy Strategy Recently Canada’s environment ministers have been meeting in Ottawa to discuss a national strategy that will enable our country to meet its challenging carbon emission reduction targets. Last year, their energy counterparts met to discuss a nationwide energy strategy intended to help sustain

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