August 6, 2003 Canada and U-S to cooperate on future nuclear research Press ReleaseCanadian Press Kincardine News Kincardine News Editorial Owen Sound Sun Times
June 4, 2003 - Sheep Farm Fumigations detailed in local press Kincardine News
May 21, 2003- Canadian Senator speaks up for people of Inverhuron in Senate Hansard
May 20, 2003- OPG Pulls out of Whiteshell Deep Geological Waste site project
Will all storage of high level waste happen in Inverhuron? Canadian Press
May 15, 2003- OPG garnishees IDRA funds and in the process, takes $$ held by the IDRA for
Ministry of Natural Resoures (MNR). Kincardine News and Toronto Star
May 12, 2003- MP Comartin calls for Nuclear Debate in Canada Straight Goods
April 26, 2003 - Bruce Reactors Set for Restart Toronto Star
April 15, 2003 - Atomic Arithmetic - Real Waste Costs National Post
April 11 ,2003 - CNSC Quiries Waste Clean-up figures Toronto Star
April 4, 2003 - CNSC gives Bruce Power the Go to Restart Bruce A Reactor Units 3 & 4
March 18, 2003 - British Energy Woes continue as U-S sale collapses Sunday Business
February 27, 2003 - Safety Lapses at Bruce Nuclear not Reported to CNSC - Toronto Star
February 28, 2003 - Sweet deal for Cameco Globe and Mail
February 6, 2003 - Mayor explodes over Water Pipeline debate Kincardine News
January 29, 2003 - Bruce Power Chief Mulls Restart of Bruce A reactors 1 & 2
Reuters/Globe and Mail
January 22, 2003 - Bruce Power gets Green Light to Re-Fuel Bruce A reactors 3 & 4
January 8, 2003 - Kincardine News Publishes Bruce Centre Nuclear Waste Analysis
December 6, 2002 -- Ontario's First Commercial Wind Farm Opens at Bruce Power Site
December 6, 2002 -- So Long, Its Been Good To Know Ya - Kincardine News Bruce Power says British Energy is likely to be out of its lease partnership for the Bruce nuclear facility by year end.
November 15, 2002 Ontario Sinks Bruce Sale Globe and Mail Premier Ernie Eves New Energy Price Cap puts the stopper on near bankrupt British Energy's sale of part or all of its Bruce Energy holdings.
November 7, 2002 Tories' Nuke Catch-22: Energy demands push troubled reactors into action
NOW Magazine takes a quick look at the plight of Ontario's energy quandry.
October 30, 2002 New Canadian Waste Managment Organization Canada has set up a new group to find a permanent storage place for spent nuclear fuel within three years. Owen Sound Sun Times
October 26, 2002 Nuclear Vacation Local Bruce county political officials are travelling to Europe to study nuclear waste on the OPG tab. It reminds a local editorial writer of a movie. Kincardine Independent.
October 25, 2002 Michigan Senators write Colin Powell with Fears over Bruce Nuclear Waste Site. The senators have asked the U-S Secretary of State to pursue the matter with Canada. Read the article and find the link to the text of the letter. Detroit Free Press
September 26, 2002 An accident during routine maintenance shut down a reactor at the Bruce nuclear plant during the summer when demand for power was at a peak. The result was the need by Ontario to purchase costly power from the U-S. The Toronto Star notes that Bruce Power has just now reported the incident. And Canadian Press reports that neither the past nor present Ontario Energy Ministers were told that 1/4 of the Bruce Power output was "down" during throught the summer, starting in March.
September 25, 2002 Ontario's Energy Prices are now among the highest in North America, according to Navigant Counsulting Inc. and the Globe and Mail.
September 17, 2002 Don't bother fixing the aging, inefficient, costly nuclear plants - shut them down. So says Eric Reguly in a half page opinion piece in the Globe and Mail.
September 14, 2002 One activist calls the waste site at the Bruce nuclear plant "A terrorists dream come true." And if the CNSC grants OPG special status for the Western Waste Management Facility, says another, its like guaranteeing the Canadian public will pick up the tab for any accident at the site. CP Newswire Many Canadian newspapers published the report, including the such papers as the Toronto Star, K-W Record and the London Free Press (pdf file) , which expanded its front page coverage with more detail. The following Day, September 15, the Free Press had more to say on the issue (pdf file).
September 13, 2002 Bruce Power appeared before the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and failed to satisfy the regulator of its ability to meet the fiscal commitments of its license to operate the Bruce nuclear facility. Globe and Mail
September 9, 2002: A British Energy press release today announced a bailout from the British government of about a Billion $ Canadian. The funds are to provide BE with working capital until Sept. 27.
The move comes after a weekend of press coverage of British Energy's financial plight in the Toronto Star (in articles published on Friday, Sept 6 and Saturday, Sept 7 ) and in two articles in the Globe and Mail (on Friday, Sept 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7. ) As well, the Toronto Star published a scathing editorial
September, 2002: No sooner does the month get under way than there are rumors that British Energy is considering selling its North American holdings. HTML file Sunday London Times
August, 2002: Should industry be allowed to police its own environmental practices? This Canadian Press news wire story examines the problems faced by Canadian volunteer community groups concerned about health and safety issues at local plants. These groups, including the Inverhuron and District Ratepayers' Association, learn the hard way that questioning the law or large industry comes with a price. CP Wire
July, 2002: the Detroit News thinks the nuclear waste at the Bruce site is a matter of trans-border concern. It published this article: Detroit News
July 2002: the The Voice newspaper, published in five communities on the Michigan shore of Lake Huron, took an interest in water quality issues related to the presence of the Bruce nuclear plant on the Canadian side of Lake Huron
In March 2002: the Supreme Court of Canada announced it would not hear an appeal by the Inverhuron and District Ratepayers' Association (IDRA) of previous Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal rulings. The IDRA had requested that the courts grant an independent Environmental Assessment of the high level waste storage facility being built at the Bruce nuclear site. The Supreme Court decision received a fair amount of coverage in the press. Here are some of the reports.
Straight Goods Op-Ed London Free Press Environmental Defense Canada Now Mag, Toronto