100 Groups Demand Transparency in Canada’s Review of Radioactive Waste Policy and Waste Management Strategies

Media Release Ottawa – Over 100 public interest and community groups signed on to a joint letter setting out their expectations for a review of Canada's Radioactive Waste Policy launched by Natural Resources Canada last November. Top on their list:…

Les groupes citoyens sonnent l’alarme : Le Canada ne doit pas assouplir ses règles de sécurité pour les futurs réacteurs nucléaires

De nombreux groupes citoyens dénoncent la Commission canadienne de sûreté nucléaire (CCSN) qui veut affaiblir sa réglementation sur la sécurité nucléaire. Une présentation du personnel à la Commission révèle aujourd'hui qu'il travaille à réviser la réglementation depuis 2018, sans consultation publique

Groups object to nuclear regulator’s plan to weaken rules for experimental nuclear reactors

Civil society groups are objecting to plans by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to weaken its nuclear security regulations. A staff presentation to the Commission today reveals that they have been reviewing the regulations since 2018, with no public consultation.

Government’s early holiday gift to the nuclear industry “naughty, not nice”

Public interest groups across Canada reject federal funding of small modular nuclear reactors. Media Release in advance of expected announcement tomorrow. And Backgrounder - Why SMRs are a dirty, dangerous distraction

Increase in Carbon Pricing Essential to Canada’s Climate Plan

CELA supports the plan announced today by the federal government to continue to increase the federal carbon price beyond 2023. We need meaningful action on the current climate emergency in order to avoid further devastating impacts of climate change, which will disproportionately impact low-income and vulnerable communities.