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.

Decommissioning Licence Amendment, CNL’s Douglas Point Waste Facility

CELA, jointly representing the Concerned Citizens of Renfrew County and Area, Nuclear Waste Watch and Northwatch has submitted its intervention presentation to Canada's nuclear regulator for the Nov 25-26, 2020 licensing hearing for the Douglas Point Waste Facility. Download presentation…

Proposed Project List for Comprehensive Environmental Assessment

CELA's response to the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks regarding ERO 019-2377, the Proposed Project List for comprehensive environmental assessments under the Environmental Assessment Act. The letter was supported by more than 55 environmental lawyers, non-governmental organizations and Indigenous…

Ontario Must Assess the Impacts of Mines and Smelters Before They Are Built!

A report released today by MiningWatch Canada (and endorsed by CELA) concludes that every new mine, smelter or refinery in Ontario – or major expansion – must have a thorough environmental assessment before it can go ahead.