Support Ontario nuclear's role in healthcare.


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Step 1
Select your MPP from the pull-down menu on the right. You can also type in your town or electoral district to find your MPP.

Step 2
When your MPP is selected, you may choose between sending a letter by email or sending a message through social media.

Email: Fill out the form with your name, email, and postal code. When you click SEND, the email letter (wording below) will be included automatically.

Social Media: Scroll down to select the message you prefer (already customized with your MPP’s Twitter handle) and click the social media icon.

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Email letter:

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Dear [YOUR MPP’S NAME]

As a constituent living in your riding, I am writing to express my support for the Ontario nuclear industry.

When you really get down to it, nothing is more important than health, and that is why I support nuclear power.

Ontario’s nuclear plants provide 60 percent of Ontario’s electricity, but also 70 percent of the world’s supply of Cobalt-60, a lifesaving medical isotope. The Cobalt-60 from Ontario’s nuclear plants is used to sterilize medical equipment, keep food safe, treat cancer, and fight diseases like malaria and the Zika virus.

There are only a handful of facilities around the world that can produce Cobalt-60, and Ontario is essential to that global supply. Extending the life of our current nuclear fleet will also mean extending the lives of patients around the world.

As a citizen of Ontario I ask that you examine the facts and make the sound and prudent decision to support Ontario nuclear.

Sincerely,

[YOUR NAME]

 

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Here’s what people are saying about Ontario’s Nuclear Advantage

  • “Investing in nuclear refurbishment at the Darlington and Bruce Power facilities will provide a welcome boost to Ontario’s economy and support affordable and reliable baseload energy.”

    —Ontario Chamber of Commerce

  • “Nuclear power, which generates zero greenhouse gas emissions and plays a key role in making Ontario one of the lowest GHG-emitting electricity jurisdictions in the world, should continue to be explored as a cost-effective energy option.”

    —Ontario Chamber of Commerce

  • “Through the life-extension investments at Darlington and Bruce Power, as well as operating the Pickering station until 2024, the region will continue to benefit from low-cost, clean and reliable power, while supporting economic growth and job creation over the coming decades.”

    —Council of the Great Lakes Region

  • “Between 2017 and 2064, clean nuclear, when compared to alternatives, will avoid between $12 billion and $63 billion in carbon costs that ratepayers would have to fund if this output was replaced by fossil fuels.”

    —Council of the Great Lakes Region

  • “The Bruce Power and OPG life-extension programs are important to ensure a cost-competitive supply of electricity and represent billions of dollars of supply chain opportunities for Ontario manufacturers.”

    —Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters


The nuclear industry in Ontario contributes over $5 billion annually to the national economy and supports 50,000 Ontario jobs

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