Port Elgin Office to support Bruce Power, MCR/IRSN and Members

OCNI / IRSN Bruce County Office

The OCNI/IRSN Bruce County office was officially opened on March 21st with Mike Rencheck, CEO & President, Mayors and Chief Greg Nadjiwon of the Chippewas of Nawash in attendance. OCNI sha the office with Bruce Power’s Indigenous Relations Supplier Network (IRSN) which has proven to be of benefit to our members who are eager to engage in opportunities within the local communities. 

Throughout this year we have seen much growth in OCNI’s presence in the local community both within the Nuclear Sector as well as within the Education system (STEM/STEAM), the Indigenous Community, the Healthcare System, Government and Non-Profit sectors.  OCNI has been engaging in the many opportunities for our members to find local presence and establish roots amongst Grey, Bruce and Huron Counties.

OCNI participated in many community fundraisers including the Gran Fondo Bike Race,the Huron Shores Hospice, Habitat for Humanity home build at Nawash, Bluewater Outdoor Education Fundraiser, Pumpkinfest, Saugeen First Nation Women’s Shelter, Saugeen First Nation Food Bank and etc.  We have seen great success in the local events we have held specially our monthly “Talk Tuesday’s” where discussions on Nuclear, community engagement, partnership and localization are held.

In October, OCNI hosted a successful Job Fair and Information Session in partnership with Bruce Power and VPI.  We had 40 exhibitors which included suppliers, colleges and unions and was attended by over 1,000 people from all demographics. The event was also promoted by the local media.
Contact Information:
Alison Fernandes
OCNI Bruce County/Bruce Power Liaison

Email: Alison.fernandes@ocni.ca Tel: (519) 8325272 Direct: 416-618-0024 

Address: 625 Goderich Street, Port Elgin N0H 2C0

Latest News

CNSC issues the detailed Record of Decision for the renewal of Ontario Power Generation’s Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

Thursday, January 3, 2019
On December 21, 2018, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) issued the detailed Record of Decision, including the Commission’s reasons for decision for the renewal of Ontario Power Generation Inc.’s (OPG) Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (PNGS). This decision was issued following a two-part public hearing held on April 4, 2018, in Ottawa, Ontario, and from June 25 to 29, 2018, in Pickering, Ontario. On August 8, 2018, the Commission had announced through a Summary Record of Decision its decision to renew OPG’s licence to operate the PNGS from September 1, 2018 until August 31, 2028. The Commission also authorized OPG to operate PNGS Units 5 to 8 up to a maximum of 295,000 equivalent full power hours.

Hatch office expansion in Port Elgin

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Global engineering firm Hatch has moved into a larger facility on Goderich Street in Port Elgin. It will accommodate 25 people, with more room for meeting space.

Bruce Power, Framatome sign MoU for safety-related Life-Extension Program updates

Friday, November 30, 2018
Bruce Power today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Framatome valued at $18.7 million covering a range of innovations and new activities, including operational improvements for its nuclear reactors. These innovative modernizations, planned for Bruce A and Bruce B, are an important component of the facility’s Life-Extension Program, which will allow the plant to continue operating through 2064.  

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries welcomes Bruce Power President and CEO Mike Rencheck as Keynote Speaker at its Awards Lunch & AGM Conference

Thursday, November 29, 2018
November 27, 2018, Ajax Ontario. – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) held its Annual General Meeting, Awards Lunch and AGM Conference on November 27th at the Ajax Convention Centre in Ajax Ontario. The AGM Conference on "Nuclear Innovation and Medical Isotopes Saving Lives" discussed new technologies for producing a variety of medical isotopes in power reactors as well as in cyclotron facilities in Canada.  

OPG's nuclear stations achieve highest safety ratings

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Darlington and Pickering facilities continue to operate safely

Nuclear Innovation Institute temporary headquarters at OCNI Office in Port Elgin

Monday, November 12, 2018
In a joint statement November 9, Bruce Power and the County of Bruce have announced that they will look for a new site on which to build the Ontario Nuclear Innovative Institute (NII).

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