Nuclear Waste Online 2022

Nuclear Waste On-line is a series of on-line presentations about nuclear waste in Canada. For this tenth annual series, sessions will be presented every Wednesday evening in February beginning at 7 pm eastern. Pre-registration is required.

Week One
Wednesday February 2nd, 7 pm EST

Canada Update 2022: Nuclear Waste & the NWMO An overview and update on the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s efforts to site a deep geological repository for high level nuclear fuel waste. The webinar will update on the NWMO program and activities as the company zeros in on the two municipalities – South Bruce and Ignace –  that remain engaged in the NWMO’s siting process. The focus will be on the NWMO’s program and associated developments in Canada’s radioactive waste policy, regulation and nuclear expansions. REGISTER

Week Two
Wednesday, February 9th
 @ 7 pm  REGISTER
Informed and Unwilling: Close Up on NWMO Candidate Sites A closer look at the two areas still under investigation by the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s as potential burial sites for all of Canada’s high level waste. Panelists will discuss community views and experience.
Week Three
Wednesday, February 16th @ 7 pm
Radioactive Waste: The Next Generation This webinar will look ahead to potential new challenges in radioactive waste management, including the prospect of new waste types from reprocessing and from so-called “Small  Modular Reactors”, and related proliferation risks.
Week Four 
Wednesday, February 23
Hot Potatoes: Repackaging Radioactive Wastes The NWMO’s plan to bury all of Canada’s high level radioactive waste in a central location will require that the wastes be transferred at least twice: once at the reactor station and then again when it reaches the (still hypothetical) location of the deep geological repository.

Join us for this tenth 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.  For details please visit or

All sessions will begin at 7 pm Eastern. Pre-registration is required. After registering you will receive an email with to the registrant with details on how to connect to the webinar.

All workshop are presented using Zoom’s webinar platform. You have the choice of listening and watching through your computer, or listening through your telephone. To listen in by telephone, call the number included in the email confirming your registration; please note that this is not a toll-free number. You will be able to ask questions by using the  Zoom Q & A function through your computer connection

Visit this LINK to learn about joining a Zoom webinar for the first time. To join by computer, click on the meeting link you will receive in the email confirming your registration. To join by telephone select a Canada or U.S. number in the email confirming your registration.

Know Nuclear Waste is a public interest information project. Led by Northwatch, the project is delivered in collaboration with concerned residents in communities being studied as possible burial sites for high level nuclear waste and with other public and expert organizations. Visit

Northwatch is a regional coalition of environmental and community groups in northeastern Ontario. Contact us via email or by phone at 705 497 0373. Visit our web site at or finds us on Facebook at

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Northwatch is a coalition of environmental and social justice / social development organizations in northeastern Ontario. Founded in 1988, Northwatch is an advocate for healthy natural and human communities and for public participation in environmental and social decision-making.

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