2015-11

November 2015

OCI announces new Board of Directors

November 18, 2015, Pickering, Ontario – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI), held its Annual General Meeting and Annual Conference on November 18th at the Ajax Convention Centr...

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Canadian Nuclear Industry Urges Federal Government to Support All Forms of Low-Carbon Technologies at COP21

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2015- Canadian Nuclear Industry Urges Federal Government to Support All Forms of Low-Carbon Technologies at COP21. Read the Full Article

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Premiers hopeful Canada can shed international image as environmental pariah

The advent of new leadership in Ottawa and Alberta will allow Canada to shed its international reputation as an environmental pariah, premiers asserted Monday as they arrived for their first formal me...

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Ontario permanently bans coal-fired power plants

Not to be outdone by Alberta, which unveiled its climate change plan over the weekend, Canada’s most-populous province has passed legislation that permanently bans coal-fired power plants. ...

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Justin Trudeau, premiers use first meeting to ‘speak the truth’ about climate issues

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the premiers used a historic first ministers meeting Monday to trumpet a new era in combating climate change and a rebranding of Canada globally as they prepared to h...

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Oakville's Promation Nuclear gears up for Darlington refurbishment

Oakville’s Promation Nuclear held an open house at its Brighton Road facility Nov. 17, where staff outlined the role they will play in the mid-life refurbishment of the Darlington Nuclear Power ...

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Containment tests completed at Sanmen 1

Tests of the containment vessel of the first AP1000 unit under construction at the Sanmen nuclear power plant in China have been completed, Westinghouse announced yesterday. Read the Full Article ...

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Electrabel prepares restart of Doel 3 and Tihange 2

Belgium's Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (AFCN) yesterday announced it had approved the restart of the Doel 3 and Tihange 2 nuclear power plant units. Operator of the plants, Electrabel, said ...

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The Road of Enhanced Nuclear Cooperation

India and Canada signed their Nuclear Cooperation Agreement in 2012. What does your mission propose to achieve? Our week-long trade mission to Delhi and Mumbai, comprising representatives of 12 Cana...

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Dry run of nuclear emergency at Point Lepreau on Tuesday

It's just a test, but one on a scale not seen before in New Brunswick. NB Power and the department of public safety, in conjunction with the Emergency Measures Organization (EMO), a...

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New SMR association to present on November 18

The Emissions-Free Energy Working Group, Canada’s new small reactor association, will make a presentation on the margins of next week’s Annual General Meeting of the Organization of Canadi...

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SaskPower is still considering nuclear power for Saskatchewan - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

SaskPower hasn't ruled out a nuclear powered Saskatchewan, even if it's not in the Crown corporation's immediate plans. President Mike Marsh says SaskPower is looking at nuclear "...

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Bruce Power and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada sign MOU focused on innovation

PETERBOROUGH, ON, Nov.10, 2015 /CNW/ - Bruce Power and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada (GEH-C), have entered into an agreement that will see the two companies explore new areas of collaboration with ...

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Contracts for new Argentine plant ready for signing

In July 2014, China and Argentina signed a new high-level agreement towards construction of a third pressurized heavy water reactor (PHWR) at the Atucha plant in Argentina. Through the agreement, Chin...

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada Following the Swearing-in of the 29th Ministry

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, today issued the following statement after the swearing-in of the 29th Ministry: "Canadians from all across this country sent a...

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Discussing the bright future of CNL

The new president and CEO of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Mark Lesinski, made a stop in Pembroke on Wednesday to present a special afternoon delegation to Renfrew County council on what the future h...

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