Blog: Environmental Justice in a Nuclear Age

In the quest to produce greener and more efficient energy, we cannot overlook the lifecycle impacts of energy production and their potential interactions with existing systemic inequities. Case in point, is nuclear power, which has been largely presented as a clean form of energy. However, the entire life cycle of nuclear energy production—from uranium mining to radioactive waste storage—must be considered. There are health risks and costs along the way, and already vulnerable people risk continue to risk bear them under the status quo.

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…

Overcoming the Crises of Climate Change, Covid-19, and Nuclear Challenges on Pacific and First Nations Communities

On the eve of Earth Day 2021, CELA's Kerrie Blaise and Kacie McLaren of Kebaowek First Nation's lands management office joined an international panel of speakers to discuss youth climate action, nuclear peace and Indigenous rights.