By Heather Exner-Pirot, Ottawa Citizen Op-Ed, April 26, 2022
As the world grapples with the need for low-carbon energy sources, nuclear power is making a comeback. The Chernobyl disaster in 1984 and the Fukushima Daiichi accident in 2011 dealt near-fatal blows to the sector. But our concurrent energy, security and climate crises are changing hearts and minds, and a nuclear renaissance is on the horizon. Canada has all the tools to be a leader in this new era. Will it use them?