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Earth Month: Green Energy

An overview of environmentally-friendly ways to generate electricity and power our vehicles

Michelle Henry

Michelle Henry

Non-Destructive Testing Technician

I inspect metal parts on nuclear reactors to make sure they are in good working order.
Julie Thrasher au travail dans la salle de commande

Julie Thrasher

Shift Manager (Nuclear Power)

I’m responsible for the safe and effective operation of a four unit nuclear power plant.
Kasia Carisse devant un panneau de commandes

Kasia Carisse

Control Room Supervisor (Nuclear Power)

I supervise the main control room at Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.
Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones

Manager of Strategic Initiatives

I lead initiatives to improve leadership as well as the overall effectiveness of the organization.
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Karissa Palinka (she/her)

Technical Engineer

Karissa is working to reduce our carbon footprint through the use of Small Modular Reactors.
Pickering nuclear power generation station

Let's Talk Nuclear Resources

Discover a list of resources to get you thinking about all things nuclear!

Julie Leblanc

Julie Leblanc (she/her)

Women in STEM Special Advisor

My work is to support girls and women to pursue and education and careers in STEM.
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Innovations in Nuclear Technologies

Learn about why Canada is a world leader in nuclear technology.

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What are the Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy?

These two “point-counterpoint” videos provide arguments for and against using nuclear energy to generate electricity.

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Cleaning Up Nuclear Waste After Decommissioning

When a nuclear reactor is no longer in use, the radioactivity in its materials remains. That’s why it’s important to safely deal with the radioactive waste those plants leave behind.

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What are Cosmic Rays?

This backgrounder has information about both cosmic & neutron radiation.

Jason Andrews, P.Eng |  Ingénieur civil, Stantec à la Station nucléaire Point Lepreau

Jason Andrews, P.Eng

Civil Engineer

Jason Andrews is a civil engineer at Stantec at the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station.