The workers at this facility are members of the Society of Professional Engineers and Associates (SPEA) and are located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. They represent 920 engineers and scientists who design Canada’s CANDU power reactors. Check their web site at www.spea.ca
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Chalk River Laboratories
This facility is located along the Ottawa River, about two-and-a-half hours drive northwest of Ottawa, Ontario. Workers here are involved in all facets of nuclear research including but not limited to isotope production and nuclear waste.
Chalk River workers are represented by the Power Workers’ Union (PWU), the Professional Institute [...]
This nuclear research facility, operated by AECL since 1963, is located near Pinawa, Manitoba about two hours north of Winnipeg by car. It includes Canada’s experimental site for studying the storage of spent nuclear fuel bundles. Activities at Whiteshell are being phased out and the facility will be decommissioned, a process [...]
Areva operates uranium mines and mills at McClean Lake in northern Saskatchewan. Uranium mined and milled in Saskatchewan is transported to Ontario and other points worldwide for processing.
These Areva workers are members of the Communication, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP) Local 48 S.
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Bruce Nuclear Power Station
This site, located on the shores of Lake Huron about three hours northwest of Toronto, consists of two four-unit power plants of CANDU design known as Bruce A and Bruce B. Two units at Bruce A are currently being refurbished. The facility is operated by Bruce Power.
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On the Eastern shore of Lake Huron, between Kincardine and Port Elgin, about three hours North, West of Toronto, Canada sits the Bruce Nuclear Power Development. The Bruce Nuclear Power Development is named after the township in which it’s located. Within its boundaries are two Nuclear Generating Stations, a Bulk Steam system, low and medium [...]
Port Hope Uranium Conversion Facility
This Cameco site, is located about 100 km east of Toronto on Lake Ontario. Workers here process uranium concentrate (yellowcake) from Saskatchewan into fuel forms used in the production of fuel for both CANDU and other types of nuclear reactors.
These Cameco workers are members of United Steel Workers (USW) [...]
McArthur River Uranium Mine and Key Lake Milling Facility
Cameco is Canada’s largest supplier of uranium. It operates uranium mines and mills in northern Saskatchewan, and produces more than one-third of the uranium supplied to the world market. Uranium mined and milled in Saskatchewan is transported to Ontario to be processed [...]
Zircatec Precision Industries, Port Hope
Zircatec, located a few miles from Cameco’s uranium conversion facility in Port Hope, Ontario which is about a one hour drive from Toronto. This facility produces fuel pellets and fuel bundles for CANDU reactors.
Zircatec workers are members of United Steel Workers (USW) Local 14193.
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Located about an hour’s drive northeast of Toronto in Peterborough, Ontario, workers at this GE facility assemble the zirconium tubes and fuel pellets into bundles for use in CANDU nuclear reactors. Workers here also assemble test equipment and machines that are utilized for site service work at CANDU Power Stations in Canada.
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