Letter regarding Small Modular Nuclear Reactors in Pinawa, Manitoba

The Local Government in Pinawa, Manitoba (home to the Whiteshell nuclear reactor) is in the process of seeking approval for a “Small Modular Nuclear Reactor” to be sited at Pinawa with the intention of providing electrical power to the town, in…

Webinar: Who is liable for cleaning up a nuclear accident?

A workshop in response to Canada’s consultation on liability for nuclear power reactors This workshop took place on May 20, 2021. See below for a link to the presentation slides and video. Full slides: NLCA Webinar   Join our lawyers…

Webinar: Ending the global security threats of nuclear power – Lessons from the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Register to attend this international panel session addressing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), scheduled to come into force on January 22. Panelists will address existing claims about the value of nuclear weapons, creating a new narrative centered on human security, building new alliances between civil society and governments, and using international law and institutions to drive change.

Small Modular Reactors in Canada: Eroding Public Oversight in Canada’s Transition to Sustainable Development

Chapter 11 of J. L. Black-Branch and D. Fleck (eds.), Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume V - Legal Challenges for Nuclear Security and Deterrence, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6265-347-4_11 Download chapter here: Blaise-Stensil-Ch11-Small-Modular-Reactors (26 pp.) This fifth volume in the book series…