A video: How spent nuclear fuel is handled

This is an excellent video that most people will find of interest and, those who do not understand nuclear fuel and how it is...

NWMO is moving forward with site assessment program for DGR

    The Nuclear Waste Management Organization has selected Geofirma Engineering Ltd, an Ontario-based environmental and engineering company to drill and test initial boreholes in South...

NWMO re-opens Learn More Centres

Encouraging learning about Canada’s plan for the safe, long-term management of used nuclear fuel includes being present and active in communities engaged in the...

We need to own our own waste and deal with it says reader

Like many persons I too am deeply concerned about the long term management of nuclear waste.  In Ontario we have been making most of...

We have an obligation to support the DGR says reader

Dear Editor, I know a couple in Brockton, Charlie and Tessa (not their real names), who have chosen to permanently disconnect from the electricity grid.  For...

Site selection process for deep geological repository continues

Deep geological repositories (DGRs) have been determined as the safest method today to safely and securely manage used nuclear fuel. This approach is the culmination...

Next phase in South Bruce focuses on safety and protecting the environment

Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) Vice-President of Site Selection, Dr. Ben Belfadhel, provided an update on the next steps for South Bruce in the...

Canada’s Plan for the safe, long-term management of used nuclear fuel

Dear Editor, Thank you for your ongoing coverage of Canada’s plan for the safe, long-term storage of used nuclear fuel. With the evolving COVID-19 situation,...

Everyone has a responsibility to help flatten the curve says NWMO

“All of us have a responsibility to take actions to help flatten the curve, and we have long been committed to supporting the health...

NWMO releases Triennial Report 2017 to 2019 – Moving towards partnership

The NWMO is committed to transparency, and our annual implementation plans are one way we demonstrate that commitment. These plans are living documents. They...

NWMO signs agreements with landowners in the Municipality of South Bruce

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is advancing Canada’s plan for the safe, long-term management of used nuclear fuel. The NWMO signed agreements with landowners...

NWMO renews co-operation agreement with South Korean counterpart

Canada’s Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) and our South Korean counterpart the Korea Radioactive Waste Agency (KORAD) have renewed our co-operation and knowledge-sharing agreement. Derek...

NWMO taking steps to partnerships in Huron-Kinloss and South Bruce

  NWMO leaders have been visiting local municipal Councils in Huron-Kinloss and South Bruce to provide an update on the site selection process. Vice-President of NWMO...

Is any progress possible?

The storage of radio-active material continues to be more of a political issue than a technical one. Some countries are moving along at a steady...