30

Aug

2022

Core Business Blog Launch

Welcome to the Core Business Blog, the Canadian Nuclear Society’s new approach to letting you know about the issues facing the Canadian nuclear industry. Nuclear power’s potential role in achieving […]

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21

Jan

2023

Conspiracy Theories, How to Spot them and some Techniques for Dealing with them

 In the last part of 2022 and at the start of 2023, organizations in the Canadian nuclear industry have been accused of being involved in two conspiracies. The first, that […]

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10

Jan

2023

Is Canada supporting the peaceful use of nuclear energy

 A very small group of anti-nuclear campaigners are trying to suggest that the plans to re-use used nuclear fuel, which are being developed in New Brunswick, give rise to a […]

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10

Jan

2023

Pressure Tubes and Dispositioning Emergent Issues

This week the Globe and Mail published an article suggesting that CANDU pressure tubes “are deteriorating faster than expected” and that “Critics warn regulators are ‘breaking their own rules’”.  You […]

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20

Dec

2022

CNA Newsletter The Reactor

Ontario forecast to double its nuclear capacity by 2050 Last week, Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) released three reports that explore how the province can reduce carbon emissions while ensuring long-term […]

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30

Nov

2022

Shining a light on the isotope “crisis”

The isotope crisis has once again reared its ugly head.  https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2022/11/09/sudden-shortage-of-vital-isotope-hitting-canadian-hospitals.html This time it will be short-lived and likely there will likely be no real consequence, but as can be […]

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29

Nov

2022

Applications open for Emmy Noether Fellows Program

Perimeter is currently accepting applications for The Simons Emmy Noether Fellows Program, which enables outstanding theoretical PhD physicists to pursue research at Perimeter while on leave from their faculty positions at […]

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17

Nov

2022

CNA Newsletter The Reactor

Nuclear is clean energy. Nuclear has always been clean energy. Earlier this month, the Government of Canada announced a major new clean energy tax credit that crucially includes small modular reactors (SMRs). […]

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16

Nov

2022

CNS Sheridan Park Branch invites you to participate in:  Evolution and Design of CANDU Nuclear Reactors

Evolution and Design of CANDU Nuclear Reactors Date/time:   Thursday November 24, 2022,  4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Speaker:  Shaji Krishnan, Manager, Engineering (Nuclear), Hatch  Mississauga Summary:  This presentation will describe history of […]

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26

Oct

2022

CNA Newsletter The Reactor

Confidence is the secret ingredient in nuclear investment There is plenty of money going around for clean energy transitions. Through the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero, over $130 trillion of […]

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13

Oct

2022

Call for Paper for NURETH-20

Dear CNS members, We are happy to co-sponsor the NURTH-20 Topical meeting, which will be held next year August 20-25, 2023 in Washington, DC. Please click here for the Call for Papers […]

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