Protesters condemn planned nuclear waste disposal facility near Ottawa River

 

Demonstrators gathered in downtown Ottawa Wednesday morning in protest of a planned nuclear waste disposal facility.

As APTN‘s Todd Lamirande reports, the Chalk River facility would bury “low-level” nuclear waste near the Ottawa River.

But protesters are treating the proposed facility like a horror show.

Executive Producer / Ottawa

Todd Lamirande is a member of the Métis Nation. He’s the Host/Producer of APTN’s political show, Nation to Nation. Todd first joined APTN in 2000 as a video journalist. He then anchored APTN National News for 2 years and moved on to host APTN Investigates for 5 seasons.

4 thoughts on “Protesters condemn planned nuclear waste disposal facility near Ottawa River

  1. This “pathetic policy” of the federal government has to change or the next generations of Canadians will be sorting through the raidioactive rubble which will be leaking into the Ottawa and Winnipeg rivers. The CNSC has an obligation to Canadians to condemn these short-sighted plans by this foreign consortium. Water is sacred.

  2. This “pathetic policy” of the federal government has to change or the next generations of Canadians will be sorting through the raidioactive rubble which will be leaking into the Ottawa and Winnipeg rivers. The CNSC has an obligation to Canadians to condemn these short-sighted plans by this foreign consortium. Water is sacred.

  3. Good luck stopping this project. We protested the one by Swan Hills Alberta. They still built it. Now most if not all people from my community are dying from some form of Cancer. Since they built it near water resources almost all deaths north of the facility are Cancer related. Get organised and stop this project from becoming reality. For your own good. And your childrens.

  4. Good luck stopping this project. We protested the one by Swan Hills Alberta. They still built it. Now most if not all people from my community are dying from some form of Cancer. Since they built it near water resources almost all deaths north of the facility are Cancer related. Get organised and stop this project from becoming reality. For your own good. And your childrens.

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