Darlington Nuclear Station

Environmental Assessment Review: Importance Of Clarity And Addressing Uncertainty

Ecojustice | Posted 11.15.2016 | Canada

Canada's environmental assessment (EA) processes are broken and in need of re-envisioning. There must be a shift from simply mitigating a project's adverse impacts to a process that focuses on long-term sustainable policies, plans and projects that promote the strongest possible contributions to lasting well-being.

Ontario's Darlington Nuclear Plant To Get $12.8-Billion Refurb

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2017 | Canada Business

Ontario's Liberal government wants to expand the facility's lifespan by 30 years.

Activists Urge Ontario To Drop $13B Nuclear Rebuild

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2017 | Canada Business

"The people of Ontario want to be sure that the future options for electricity are ones they can afford, because they sure can't afford it now."

The Ontario Government Needs a Lesson in How Energy Markets Work

Mike Schreiner | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Politics
Mike Schreiner

Does Ontario's Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli understand how electricity markets work? Or is he deliberately sabotaging negotiations with Quebec to justify Ontario spending billions on nuclear power?Nuclear power is a bad choice for our financial future. Nuclear power is a bad choice for our energy future. It's time for the Liberals to wake up from their nuclear dream, and get down to the business of providing Ontario with safe, secure, and affordable electricity.

Ontario's Nuclear Budget Is a Money Meltdown

Mike Schreiner | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Politics
Mike Schreiner

Before you invest in a house or a car you look at your available options. You weigh the pros and cons to see what has the best bang for your buck and you make your choice. The Liberal government has already wasted millions re-locating gas plants and now they are set to spend billions on nuclear. We can and must do better.

The Power Source Threatening Public Health

Cathy Vakil | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada
Cathy Vakil

Health risks of the nuclear industry go very much under the radar of governments, policy-makers, and the public. Each stage of nuclear power generation, from uranium mining, refining and day-to-day activity of nuclear reactors, releases small amounts of radioactivity into the environment on an ongoing basis. As physicians, we see nuclear power as a serious threat to public health.

SNC-Lavalin Troubles Go Nuclear

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - SNC-Lavalin is threatening the future of Canada's nuclear industry by pushing for employee concessions months after its bought Candu from t...