Join us for our eleventh annual webinar series about nuclear waste in Canada.
Each year, this series explores important topics about nuclear waste in Canada with a focus on the generation, transportation and proposed burial of highly radioactive nuclear fuel waste.
All times are shown for the Eastern Time Zone in Canada (Toronto, Ottawa, New York, etc.)
Week 1 “Canada Update 2023: Nuclear Waste & the NWMO”, Thursday, February 9th, 7 pm Register HERE
Week 2 “Nuclear Neighbours“, Thursday, February 16, 7 pm, Register HERE
Week 3 “International Update“, Wednesday, February 22, 12 noon, Register HERE
Week 4 “Plutonium: How Nuclear Power’s Dream Fuel Became a Nightmare“, Tuesday, February 28, 7 pm, Register HERE
Since Northwatch’s founding more than thirty years ago the work has been both constant and every changing: defending northern Ontario from one waste dumping scheme after another, promoting safe energy and sound forest management practices, and supporting communities and grassroots groups as they challenge extreme energy projects and work for a healthy future. Northwatch’s focus is on regional issues in northeastern Ontario, and in collaboration with others who share a passion for a the region.
Northwatch is a regionally based organization, with our primary focus and membership being the six federal districts of Cochrane, Temiskaming, Nipissing, Sudbury, Manitoulin and Algoma, spanning the Lake Superior, Lake Huron, St. Lawrence and James Bay watersheds.
Since time immemorial, the region of northeastern Ontario has been the land of Indigenous peoples who continue to be resident and rights holders.
We have just less than a decade to make massive and unprecedented changes to limit the effects of a warming climate to even a
“moderate levels” according to the United Nation’s climate science body’s monumental report released in October 2018.
A report from Environment Canada released in April 2019 revealed that Canada is warming faster than the world average from human-caused climate change.
Other planet-wide concerns dominate headlines – islands of plastic, shrinking forests, disappearing species.
Think globally, act locally. But act now.
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Nuclear Waste On-line is a series of on-line presentations about nuclear waste in Canada. Watch this space for announcements for the February 2023 series.
Project and Partner Web Sites
- Know Nuclear Waste
- Radioactive Roads
- Nuclear Waste Watch
- We the Nuclear Free North
- Stop Small Modular Reactors
- Transportation Options
- No Energy East (Archive)
- Mining Impacts & Issues (Archive)
- The Forest Project (Archive)
Northwatch has a dual mandate: environmental protection in northeastern Ontario, and supporting public participation in environmental decision-making.
Northwatch is an environmental non-government organization in Northeastern Ontario.
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- Box 282, North Bay, ON P1B 8H2
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