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February 2020 | CNWC Newsletter

National Director’s Message It is an exciting time to be taking on the reins of our organization. As many of you know, I’m not a newcomer to Canada’s nuclear industry and labour. Positive developments in our industry over the last decade show that working collaboratively is the best way to address our collective challenges and

2020-02-11T05:17:31-08:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|Comments Off on February 2020 | CNWC Newsletter

October 2019 | CNWC Newsletter

Message from the President Following a relatively uneventful summer, fall is here. It’s the time when organizations fine tune their programs for the remainder of 2019 and look forward to the challenges in the coming year. OPG is on track with the refurbishment of Darlington Unit 2, and Bruce Power continues its preparations for the

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June 2019 | CNWC Newsletter

National Director’s Message   My February message suggested ten reasons our industry should be starting to build an Enhanced CANDU 6 reactor now. A colleague agreed these were all good reasons, but challenged me to come up with ten more. Never one to shy away from a challenge… Click here to download the June 2019

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February 2019 | CNWC Newsletter

National Director’s Message Planning New Ontario Reactors Should Start Now Someone asked me the other day what I thought about building new reactors in Ontario sooner than later. I can think of ten good reasons to say yes. Click here to download the February 2019 Nuclear Workers' Newsletter Council Newsletter in PDF format

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October 2018 | CNWC Newsletter

Message from the President We know that all forms of energy production produce waste, whether it be nuclear, hydropower, coal, natural gas, wind, solar, storage batteries, etc. Our industry has one of the best waste management programs anywhere in the world. The track record of Canada’s nuclear industry is exceptional for both radiation and conventional

2018-10-25T08:09:36-07:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Newsletters|Comments Off on October 2018 | CNWC Newsletter

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

2018-08-30T18:26:00-07:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Newsletters|Comments Off on June 2018 | CNWC Newsletter

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

2018-08-30T18:26:03-07:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Comments Off on December 2017 | CNWC Newsletter

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

2018-08-30T18:26:05-07:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Comments Off on September 2017 | CNWC Newsletter

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

2018-08-30T18:26:09-07:00June 19th, 2017|Categories: Newsletters|Comments Off on June 2017 | CNWC Newsletter
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