Statement of the Canadian Nuclear Workers Council on the exclusion of nuclear energy from Canada’s Green Bond Framework

Canada cannot reach its climate goals without nuclear energy. The CNWC and other nuclear industry stakeholders were blindsided by the release on March 3, 2022 of the Government of Canada’s Green Bond Framework (GBF), followed by the March 23 announcement of the issuance of its inaugural $5 billion Green Bond. The CNWC is deeply disappointed

2022-03-30T16:27:17-07:00March 30th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News|Comments Off on Statement of the Canadian Nuclear Workers Council on the exclusion of nuclear energy from Canada’s Green Bond Framework

Climate Fight Needs Nuclear – Union Leaders Op-Ed

COP26 is a chance for policymakers to choose emission-free energy, good jobs and sustainable prosperity. That means choosing nuclear power as part of a balanced energy system. Too often, climate activism and discourse has ignored nuclear and muted the voice of the people who rely on it. People are crying out for practical solutions to

2021-11-09T05:05:37-08:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Briefs & Submissions, Latest News|Comments Off on Climate Fight Needs Nuclear – Union Leaders Op-Ed

CNWC Statement for COP26: Exploring Climate Actions

COP26: Exploring Climate Actions. Decarbonizing Ontario’s summertime hot water heating would require a new nuclear plant larger than Darlington. As Global leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26, we should all turn our minds to how human activity is harming our planet and how we can implement actions to counter that. Most scenarios for deep decarbonization

2021-11-02T06:28:29-07:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Latest News, policy positions|Comments Off on CNWC Statement for COP26: Exploring Climate Actions

Introducing the CNWC Electrification Policy Paper Series

Electric transport, updated September 3, 2021 Urban electrification, initial publication September 3, 2021 Stay tuned, more to follow! The sixth assessment report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was a stark reminder for all of us. Human activities are causing climate change, including extreme weather events that are becoming more severe and more frequent.

2021-09-16T07:10:04-07:00September 16th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News, policy positions|Comments Off on Introducing the CNWC Electrification Policy Paper Series

10 years after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident

10 years after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident On March 11, 2011 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred off of the Pacific coast of Japan’s Tōhoku region. It was the strongest earthquake in Japan’s history. When the earthquake struck, all of the operating nuclear reactors in the region automatically shut down as they were designed to.

2021-03-13T09:33:38-08:00March 13th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News|Comments Off on 10 years after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident

Groups collaborate to launch online petition to support Bruce Power’s 10-year Licence Renewal application process

February 12, 2018 – Local nuclear workers and pensioners, safety organizations and union leaders are looking to gather support for Bruce Power as it embarks upon its Licence Renewal application process with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). The Bruce Power Pensioners Association, Canadian Nuclear Workers’ Council, the Grey Bruce Labour Council, North American Young

2018-08-30T18:26:02-07:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Latest News|Comments Off on Groups collaborate to launch online petition to support Bruce Power’s 10-year Licence Renewal application process

Ontario’s Energy Plan Recognizes Province’s Nuclear Advantage

Toronto – October 27, 2017 – The Canadian Nuclear Workers Council (CNWC) is pleased with the central role nuclear energy plays in the Ontario Government’s Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP). The updated Plan, released yesterday, recognizes the importance of Ontario’s publically owned nuclear reactors to the environment and economy. Ontario remains committed to the costeffective refurbishment

2018-08-30T18:26:05-07:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News|Comments Off on Ontario’s Energy Plan Recognizes Province’s Nuclear Advantage
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