Nuclear Waste


2024 AGM - Presentations by Mark Winfield and Laura Tanguay Dr. Mark Winfield and PhD candidate Laura Tanguay speak on the present & future of nuclear energy and nuclear waste. April 25, 2024

Environment North on CILU Radio EN's Acting President Graham Saunders and Nuclear Lead Dodie LeGassick in conversation with Wiley Coyote on "Paradigm Shift Cafe." April 19, 2024

All-Voices Panel at Ignace Nuclear Exploration Event The All Voices Panel at the Ignace Nuclear Exploration Event. April 13, 2024
Proximity Principle for Nuclear Waste Environment North and We the Nuclear Free North presented the Proximity Principle to the City of Thunder Bay Intergovernmental Affairs Committee and outlined the many concerns of transportation and burial of high-level nuclear fuel waste. February 23, 2024
Congratulations! Environment North board member, Dodie LeGassick is the recipient of the 18th Annual Ilkka T. Ovaska award for social responsibility. November 23, 2023
Nuclear Waste Proximity Principle presented at Queen's Park! Learn more, watch the video...

Radioactive Wastes - The Questions Multiply View Dr. Gordon Edwards' Presentation:
"Radioactive Wastes: The Questions Multiply" recorded at the Environment North AGM, April 2023 and read Graham Saunders' article. Dr. Gordon Edwards is president of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility, was on tour in Northwestern Ontario. Graham Saunders is vice-president of Environment North.
May 7, 2023
Environment North delivers 25,000 postcards In early April, 2023, 25,000 households in Thunder Bay will receive a postcard detailing the dangers of proposed nuclear fuel waste transport through the city. April 11, 2023
Freshwater Heroes Award Environment North was one of the 2022 Freshwater Hero Award recipients. March 1, 2023
Impressions of the NWMO: less than candid Fred F. Kimberley's recent letter in the Chronicle Journal describes the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO).
Dryden Nuclear Forum On September 28 and 29, 2022 the Dryden Nuclear Education and Engagement Committee (DNEEC) presented a forum on nuclear waste disposal.


Deputation to Thunder Bay City Council - Sept. 12, 2022 September 12, 2022

Environment North AGM - 2022 Environment North was thrilled to have environmental justice lawyer Kerrie Blaise and author and activist Maude Barlow present at the virtual Annual General Meeting. A recording is available. April 22, 2022
Nuclear energy will not help counter climate change Four international nuclear regulation experts release a joint statement, "Nuclear is just not part of any feasible strategy that could counter climate change." January 30, 2022
Swedish government approves next steps in construction of nuclear waste repository. "REGRETTABLE and IRRESPONSIBLE" according to the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and the Swedish NGO Office for Nuclear Waste Review (MKG) since concerns about the safety of the copper cannisters remain. January 29, 2022