Media Release: Federal government delays climate action, funding for new nuclear development is opposed by Indigenous, civil society and public interest groups

The Government of Canada is further delaying climate action with an announcement of $27.2 million in funding today to develop a Small Modular Nuclear Reactor (SMR). There is no guarantee SMRs will ever produce energy in a safe and reliable manner in Canada.

Media Release: City of Winnipeg Says Yes to the Nuclear Ban

Winnipeg City Council voted in favour of a resolution supporting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) following a youth-led initiative advocating for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons’ (ICAN) Cities Appeal. Winnipeg joins Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax, Victoria, Montréal and nine other Canadian municipalities in endorsing the ICAN Cities Appeal.

CELA and Durham Nuclear Awareness Written Intervention to CNSC for OPG’s site licence renewal at Darlington

Bait-and-switch: CELA and DNA are intervening before the CNSC arguing OPG’s request for a licence renewal of its Darlington site is a licence to site one of Canada’s first ever  Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) in Durham Region. If the CNSC approves OPG’s…

Media Release: Groups say federal funding of new nuclear reactors is a “dirty, dangerous distraction” from tackling climate change

Joint media release from organizations across Canada criticizing the federal government for funding small nuclear reactor development. They are challenging the government to release the research and data that support its strategy.