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Carbon limits for Ontario

Energy and Environment

20 April 2015

Ontario_cap-and-trade_(Govt_of_Ontario)_48The Canadian province of Ontario is following its efforts to phase out coal-fired electricity generation by introducing a cap-and-trade system to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Canadian mills implement lessons learned from dust release

Uranium and Fuel

20 March 2015

Key_Lake_(Cameco)_48Canada's two operating uranium mills must complete a series of actions to review lessons learned from unplanned releases of uranium dust at the Key Lake mill earlier this year.

Cameco claims strong 2014 performance

Corporate

09 February 2015

2014 was a year of strong operational performance for Cameco, according to CEO Tim Gitzel, following a fourth quarter which saw Cigar Lake's first packaged uranium concentrate.

Canada-India contract strengthens nuclear ties

Nuclear Policies

16 April 2015

Modi-Harper_press_conference_(Govt_Canada)48A long-term uranium supply contract signed by Cameco and India's Department of Atomic Energy has been welcomed by the two countries' prime ministers as they look to further cooperation and collaboration between their nations.

US-Canadian partnership for isotopes

Corporate

23 February 2015

MURR reactor - 48A Canadian-US partnership has been announced to create a "new, reliable supply" of medical isotopes for use worldwide.

Reprieve for Canadian isotope reactor

Regulation and Safety

09 February 2015

NRU (AECL/Chalk River)_48Canada's NRU reactor will be able to continue to play a key role in providing medical isotopes until March 2018 after the Canadian government announced its decision to support an extension of the reactor's operations. The extension will be subject to regulatory approval.