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Harper government proposes massive subsidy for nuclear industry, says report

Feature story | November 15, 2009 at 17:00

The Harper government plans to short change Canadian victims of nuclear accidents by allowing reactor operators to provide billions less in industry compensation than other western countries in the event of a reactor accident, says a new...

Nuclear power

Hub | April 1, 2011 at 11:18

Nuclear power

Greenpeace to Ontario government: There’s a way to stop nuking green energy

Feature story | July 1, 2009 at 17:00

The announcement by the McGuinty government in Ontario that it has suspended the procurement of two new reactors for the Darlington nuclear site shows that Greenpeace’s Don’t Nuke Green Energy campaign is on the right track.

Ontario’s nuclear costs revealed: now that’s a price hike

Feature story | July 13, 2009 at 17:00

We won’t say we told you so to Ontario Energy Minister George Smitherman about skyrocketing costs for nuclear plants, but we should.

Greenpeace warns Canadian communities about the threats of nuclear waste repositories

Feature story | September 15, 2010 at 20:29

Northern communities being courted as the site for a radioactive waste dump should be wary of the safety claims being made by the waste management agency controlled by the nuclear industry, says a new analysis of the scientific studies on...

Stop Darlington: protect electricity consumers and the environment

Feature story | September 15, 2010 at 13:56

Premier Dalton McGuinty and PC leader Tim Hudak both support spending $36 billion to build new nuclear reactors and rebuild aging reactors at the Darlington nuclear station. New reactors were originally supposed to cost $6 billion. Now, the...

Hudak/McGuinty: costly nuclear power will hurt electricity consumers

Feature story | November 4, 2010 at 15:07

Greenpeace activists unfurled a large banner from 16-metre flagpoles in front of Ontario Power Generation (OPG) calling on Premier Dalton McGuinty and PC leader Tim Hudak to “Stop Darlington: Protect Consumers” while dozens of activists dumped...

Closure of Pickering good for green energy; fixing Darlington wrong: Greenpeace

Feature story | February 9, 2010 at 13:43

News reports indicating Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will not rebuild the four Pickering B nuclear reactors is another blow to the future of the Canadian nuclear industry and could provide an opportunity for expanding green energy, if the...

Greenpeace and First Nations oppose uranium exploration

Feature story | September 23, 2007 at 17:00

While in Kingston in September as part of the tour of the Arctic Sunrise to promote renewable energy, Greenpeace met on board ship with First Nations and local citizens to oppose uranium exploration in the Sharbot Lake area.

Kashiwazaki nuclear plant - report from the scene

Feature story | July 23, 2007 at 17:00

After last week's earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant, we were hearing conflicting information from the industry. Quickly, we put together a team to help our Japan office make sure the radiation leak was not worse than official...

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