Nuclear Waste


APTN Investigates: "Nuclear Courtship" In spring 2020, APTN produced two episodes of "APTN Investigates" on potential nuclear waste disposal in NW Ontario. Environment North Board member Dodie LeGassick is interviewed in Part 2.
Why We Should Be Concerned about Nuclear Waste Board member Dodie LeGassick shares her concerns about the plan to store Canada's high-level nuclear waste in Northwestern Ontario.

Did You Know? Thunder Bay's 1997 Plebiscite on Nuclear Waste Citizens of Thunder Bay voted overwhelmingly against nuclear waste disposal in the Thunder Bay area in 1997. June 28, 2020
An Environmental Justice Review of Canada's Nuclear Waste Plan Adam De Luca, a student at Bora Laskin Law School in Thunder Bay, reviewed the legislation and regulations governing the storage of nuclear waste. June 1, 2020
Nuclear Waste: Possible Solutions on the Horizon There is significant research into methods of treating nuclear waste in order to reduce the toxicity. A better option than burying high-level nuclear waste in a deep geological disposal site may be possible. February 25, 2020

Say No to Nuclear Waste - Display at Thunder Bay Country Market - Feb. 5 & 26 January 30, 2020

Tune into LU Radio for an Update on Potential Nuclear Waste Disposal near Ignace Dodie LeGassick of Environment North will be interviewed on CILU's Paradigm Shift: Feb. 14 at 2 pm (note date change). January 30, 2020
Nuclear Waste Resolution The Council for the Township of Gillies passes a resolution regarding Nuclear Waste. January 1, 2020

Say No to Nuclear Waste - Display at Heritage Building December 2, 2019
Presentation: "Nuclear Waste in Northwestern Ontario - Why We Should Be Concerned" Dodie LeGassick presented at Mary J.L. Black Library on Oct. 19, 2019. October 10, 2019
"Say NO" to Nuclear Waste Board member Dodie LeGassick was at the Hymers Fall Fair answering questions and discussing concerns about the potential disposal of nuclear waste in Northwestern Ontario. September 29, 2019
Nuclear Waste in Northwestern Ontario The Nuclear Waste Management Organization, has narrowed down the site selection process to five communities, three of them in Northern Ontario. March 27, 2018
Nuclear Refurbishment Costs The Financial Accountability Office of Ontario released a report on the costs of the planned nuclear reactor refurbishments. The Ontario Clean Air Alliance points out 4 main flaws with the report. November 22, 2017
The Price of Power in Ontario Learn more about the role of nuclear power in Ontario electricity rate increases: article, reports, and A PETITION TO CLOSE THE AGING PICKERING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT June 6, 2017
Keep informed on Nuclear Waste Some ways to learn and stay informed about nuclear waste and the disposal site process. June 21, 2014