Staff at the Bruce Power are ready to offer bus tours of the world’s largest operating nuclear site this summer. The tours, which begin July 2, are part of ongoing outreach efforts to provide information to the public on the important role of nuclear power in Ontario.

Planned for Wednesdays and Thursdays in July and August, at 1 and 2 p.m., interested individuals can call 519-361-7777 or email bnpdvisitorcentre@brucepower.com to reserve space. Names and addresses of all participants are required, as well as photo identification on the day of the tour. Children without identification must be verified by parent or guardian.

We believe there is a significant public interest in seeing what exists here on site,

said James Scongack, Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Bruce Power.

“We look forward to showcasing our facility and giving people the opportunity to learn much more about the role Bruce Power plays in Ontario’s energy security, now and for the long term.”

Participants are asked to be at the Visitors’ Centre at least 20 minutes before their scheduled tour for security checks and a film orientation. The actual tour lasts about an hour.

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 30% of Ontario’s electricity. The company’s site in Tiverton, Ontario is home to eight CANDU reactors, each one capable of generating enough low-cost, reliable, safe and clean electricity to meet the annual needs of a city the size of Hamilton. Formed in 2001, Bruce Power is an all-Canadian partnership among Borealis Infrastructure Management (a division of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System), TransCanada, the Power Workers’ Union and the Society of Energy Professionals. A majority of Bruce Power’s employees are also owners in the business.