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Bruce Power Not Too Concerned About Location Of Nuclear Institute

Kincardine | by John Divinski  

Bruce Power shifts its focus from location to what the institute should be about.

The President and CEO of Bruce Power says the future location of the Ontario Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII) is not something Bruce Power is concerned about right now.

Speaking at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Framatome in Kincardine on November 30th, Rencheck tells Bayshore Broadcasting News any location decision will work itself out in the weeks and months ahead.

He says they're more interested now in defining what the facility would be about and getting it started.

Rencheck knows that Saugeen Shores is interested in hosting it but they'll wait to see what kind of ideas the community presents to Bruce Power and Bruce County in the future.

With the increased support for NII in Saugeen Shores, after initial negative support for the preferred location next to the Bruce County Museum, Rencheck was non committal about any thought of returning to that site.

He says they'll wait to see what other locations might be suggested in Saugeen Shores and if it's good for them and the county, decisions will be made at that time.

Meanwhile, South Bruce Peninsula Mayor Janice Jackson believes some sort of decision may be made in January.

Jackson, speaking at the municipality's inaugural on Decemer 1st, says her community has made a pitch to have the NII locate in Wiarton and she was told Institute officials will be looking at their options over the Christmas break with some sort of decision in the New Year.


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