Advocacy

Recent Publications

Name

Date

Description

Support for Renewal of Operating Licence for Chalk River Laboratories January 24th, 2018 Presentation to the CNSC Public Hearing  - CMD 18-H2.9
Response to RFEOI on CNL’s Small Modular Reactor Strategy January 23rd, 2018 The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) submit a letter in response to the RFEOI on CNL’s Small Modular Reactor Strategy.
Local Supplier Engagement Program December 21st, 2017 An update on OCNI’s Local Supplier Engagement Program to the Ontario Nuclear Advocacy Committee (ONAC) on December 7. 

OCNI Submission to CSNC

December 21st, 2017 Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI), would like to express their support for the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) application to renew its operating licence for the Chalk River Laboratories (CRL) site.

OCNI CEO Letter to James Scongack and Jennifer Rowe

August 18, 2017 OCNI wrote to James Scongack and Jennifer Rowe to support and augment the current initiatives by developing programs to bring First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples into the broader supply chain.

OCNI Letter to CNSC re NSDF EIS

August 11, 2017 OCNI wrote to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to express support for the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) planed Near Surface Disposal Facility (NSDF) at their Chalk River site.

OCNI submission to CNL REFEOI

August 11, 2017 OCNI's submission in response to the RFEOI on CNL's Small Modular Reactor Strategy.

OCNI's Submission to CEAA on DRG Project

March 2, 2017 OCNI's submission on the additional information submitted by Ontario Power Generation for the proposed Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste in Kincardine, Ontario.

OCNI's Submission to Ontario's Long Term Energy Plan

December 15, 2016 Communication with Minister of Energy Glenn Thibeault regarding Ontario's Long Term Energy Plan (LTEP).

Ms Kim Rudd -
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources

April 15, 2016 OCI wrote to PS Rudd to thank her for her support, as well as the support of the Government of Canada. in helping to make the 2016 nuclear trade mission to China so successful. PS Rudd's participation on he trade mission demonstrated a coordinated Canadian government-industry commitment to collaborate with state-owned Chinese nuclear enterprises and government agencies on nuclear projects in China and third countries such as Argentina and Romania.

OCI Support for Darlington Refurbishment Program

January 11, 2016 Communication with Jeffrey Lyash, President and CEO of Ontario Power Generation, regarding OCI's support for the Darlington Refurbishment Program.

OCI Support for Revitalization of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

January 5, 2016 Communication with Mark Lesinski, President and CEO of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, regarding OCI's support for revitalization of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories.

OCI Support for Bruce Power Major Component Replacement and Asset Management Program

January 5, 2016 Communication with Duncan Hawthorne, President and CEO of Bruce Power, regarding OCI's support for Bruce Power's major component replacement and asset management program.

OCI Submission to Cap and Trade Program Design Options

December 16, 2015

Communication with Melissa Ollevier, Senior Policy Advisor for the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change regarding EBR 012-5666 Ontario's Cap and Trade program.

Ontario's Cap and Trade Program Design Options - Consultation Feedback

December 16, 2015

 

OCI in partnership with the Power Workers Union and SNC-Lavalin-Candu engaged Marc Brouillette of Strategic Policy Economics (Strapolec) to review the November 2015 Cap and Trade Program Design Options consultation paper and to assist us in formulating constructive nuclear industry inputs to the final program design.

Mayor John Henry -

OPG’s Deep Geologic Repository

July 24, 2015

 

Communication with Mayor John Henry regarding the Oshwa Council Motion to oppose OPG's Deep Geologic Repostory for Medium and Level Nuclear Waste. 

The Honourable Gary Goodyear -

CTMA

May 11, 2015

 

CTMA Training & Development Centres

Minister Glen Murray -

Climate Change Consult

April 16, 2015

 

Communiction with the Honourable Glen R. Murray, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.

Robert Walker -

CNS 2015 Ian McRae Award

January 15, 2015

 

Nomination support letter for Dr. Robert Walker for the CNS 2015 Ian McRae Award.

Frank Doyle -

CNS 2015 Fellow of CNS Award

January 13, 2015

 

Nomination support letter for Frank Doyle for the CNS 2015 Fellow of CNS Award.

Jayson Myers -

Cernavoda 3&4 Nuclear Project in Romania

October 21, 2014

 

Communication with the President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters to enlist support in Ottawa to ensure that reactor equipment for the Cernavoda 3 & 4 project in Romania is sourced from Canada.

The Honorable Bob Chiarelli MPP -

OCI Submission to LTEP Review

September 16, 2013

 

OCI Submission to Review of Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan

Phil Guselle, CANDU -

CANMOX Project

May 28, 2013

 

Support of the Candu Energy Inc. proposal to construct and commission two to four enhanced CANDU 6 units for the UK grid (the CANMOX project).

 

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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