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By G. Bruce Doern, Arslan Dorman, Robert W. Morrison

What impacts have replaced Canadian nuclear coverage during the last two decades? what is going to be the long run problems with selection and alter? targeting the government, yet with certain recognition given to key adjustments in Ontario - Canada's major nuclear province - the analytical center of this e-book identifies 5 key nuclear power offerings and demanding situations that face the government and different Canadian coverage makers: who's answerable for nuclear R&D and waste administration? What versions of rules will govern nuclear energy's destiny? What are Canada's clients for, and commitments surrounding, the promoting of CANDU reactors in another country? Is a renewed Federal-Ontario nuclear partnership most probably? Can there be acknowledged to be a turning out to be belief point among the Canadian public and the associations that govern nuclear power in Canada, and overseas?

Linking alterations in Canada with broader comparative switch within the usa, uk and Germany, besides nations similar to South Korea and China, that have bought CANDU reactors from Canada, the author's finish that Canada's nuclear destiny is considered one of precarious chance and federal nuclear coverage needs to learn how to come to phrases with a much wider diversity of concerns and actors than ever before.

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Ontario Power Generation's main focus is on getting its twelve operating CANDUs back up to their previous high level of performance. It, or successor companies that may buy some of the assets, will face decisions over the next few years about whether to restart the reactors that are currently shut down. At present OPG is engaged in a major program to assess the feasibility of restarting the four CANDU units of the Pickering A station. AECL will receive some business in helping Ontario get its CANDU reactors back up to good performance, and possibly in helping restart some or all of those that are shut down.

Ottawa: Competition Bureau, April. Yergin, Daniel and Joseph Stanislaw. 1998. The Commanding Heights: The Battle between Government and the Marketplace That Is Remaking the Modern World. New York: Simon and Schuster. Chapter Two Global Nuclear Markets in the Context of Climate Change and Sustainable Development Robert Morrison This chapter explores key changes in, and features of, global nuclear and uranium markets in the context of issues of climate change and sustainable development. Increasingly, global market realities and the export potential of the Canadian nuclear industry are becoming crucial features of the nuclear political economy.

Morrison, 1999); it brings in over $200 million each year in export revenue. It represents the kind of high-tech, health-oriented industry that Canada seeks to encourage. Policy decisions in this area have included the privatization of AECL's isotope processing and manufacturing operations, Nordion and Theratronics, which are now part of MDS Inc. Security and continuity of supply is a concern in this industry, as some of the short-lived isotopes must be produced and shipped on a daily basis. On several occasions in recent years, labour disputes at Chalk River have threatened a cut-off of supplies, but have been resolved successfully without any interruption.

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