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MoU strengthens Canadian nuclear research

MoU strengthens Canadian nuclear research

The memorandum of understanding between Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and the TRIUMF particle accelerator centre aims to foster closer ties between the two nuclear research organisations and leverage their complementary activities as they explore and pursue collaboration opportunities in nuclear and materials science and technology.

Corporate 26 January 2023


WR-1 decommissioning draft EIS complete, says regulator

WR-1 decommissioning draft EIS complete, says regulator

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' draft environmental impact statement for the proposed in-situ decommissioning of the Whiteshell Reactor 1 has now passed the regulator's completeness check and entered the final technical review stage.

Waste & Recycling 20 January 2023


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Candu fuel plant relicensed to 2043

Candu fuel plant relicensed to 2043

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's authorisation of the 20-year renewal of Cameco Fuel Manufacturing's  operating licence for the facility at Port Hope in Ontario also includes an increase to the plant's annual production limit.

Uranium & Fuel 19 January 2023


Canadian and UK regulators agree terms for cooperation

Canadian and UK regulators agree terms for cooperation

Terms of Reference have been signed and published between the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and the UK Office for Nuclear Regulation for a Memorandum of Cooperation between the two organisations. They plan to share best practice and experience around reviewing Advanced Modular Reactor and Small Modular Reactor technologies.

Regulation & Safety 19 January 2023


Growing number of Canadians favour nuclear expansion, says poll

Growing number of Canadians favour nuclear expansion, says poll

Support for nuclear power in Canada is growing, with nearly twice as many Canadians now supporting the expansion of nuclear power in the country as opposing it, new data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute has found.

Energy & Environment 17 January 2023


Viewpoint: It's time to let the world know we can safely manage nuclear waste

Viewpoint: It's time to let the world know we can safely manage nuclear waste

While many agree the benefits of using nuclear energy to fight climate change and build energy security are clear, there is still a major hurdle to overcome before it is widely accepted as a safe and clean part of the energy mix: the perception that the nuclear industry has a waste "problem", writes Laurie Swami, president and CEO of Canada's Nuclear Waste Management Organization.

Perspectives 19 January 2023


Canadian refurbishment projects hit milestones

Canadian refurbishment projects hit milestones

Bruce Power and its partners have completed the bulk of the construction phase of the major component replacement outage at Bruce unit 6 and are transitioning to activities to bring the unit back online in the fourth quarter of 2023. Meanwhile, Ontario Power Generation is preparing to start work on its third reactor refurbishment and is on track to complete all four by 2026.

Corporate 30 December 2022


Ontario can decarbonise with help of nuclear, report finds

Ontario can decarbonise with help of nuclear, report finds

Ontario is in a strong position to decarbonise its rapidly growing electricity grid, provided new storage, nuclear, renewables and expanded conservation efforts are ready to meet growing demand, according to a new report from the province's Independent Electricity System Operator.

Energy & Environment 19 December 2022


Uranium exploration supported in Canadian critical minerals strategy

Uranium exploration supported in Canadian critical minerals strategy

The government's newly released strategy maps out how Canada can seize the "generational opportunity" presented by a global energy transition underpinned by the exploration, extraction, processing, product manufacturing and recycling of critical minerals including uranium.

Uranium & Fuel 13 December 2022


SMR siting work progresses in Canada and Czech Republic

SMR siting work progresses in Canada and Czech Republic

Site preparation is now under way for Canada's first grid-scale small modular reactor at Ontario Power Generation's Darlington site. Meanwhile, an initial geological survey has been completed for a proposed SMR at the TemelĂ­n nuclear power plant site in the Czech Republic.

New Nuclear 05 December 2022