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Pickering Nuclear Station: its critical role as Toronto’s main electricity provider

Don’t panic, but there’s trouble ahead PNGS slated for exit by 2025 Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (PNGS) is located on Lake Ontario, 25 minutes east of downtown Toronto. Built in the late 1960s through the mid-1970s, PNGS at roughly 3,100 megawatts became the dominant source of electrical supply to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and

2022-09-21T15:38:08-07:00September 21st, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News|Comments Off on Pickering Nuclear Station: its critical role as Toronto’s main electricity provider

Introducing the CNWC Electrification Policy Paper Series

CNWC Electrification Policy Papers Electrification of transportation, updated August 11, 2022 Urban electrification, updated August 11, 2022 Industrial electrification, initial publication August 11, 2022 Contributions in support of the sixth assessment report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) continue to remind us of that we are in the midst of a climate emergency.

2022-08-23T09:17:01-07:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News, policy positions|Comments Off on Introducing the CNWC Electrification Policy Paper Series

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

CNWC Statement on Nuclear Enabling Coal Closure

The following article was prepared by Dr. Michael Ivanco. The elimination of the burning of coal to generate electricity in Ontario is an important story that needs to be shared and understood. The CNWC believes that effectively tackling climate change will require the broader use of nuclear energy. Dr. Ivanco is a Canadian Nuclear Workers’

2021-12-02T09:49:37-08:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on CNWC Statement on Nuclear Enabling Coal Closure

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
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