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Bruce Power receives best ever annual safety report card from Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

 

TIVERTON, ON – Aug. 20, 2015 – Bruce Power has received the highest marks in its 14 year history in the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s annual safety grading of Canada’s nuclear plants.

“We have worked very hard to continuously improve our safety performance and we’re seeing those efforts reflected in the CNSC report card,” said Duncan Hawthorne, President and CEO. “The credit for this goes to our employees as they are the ones who show up to work every day with an unwavering focus on safety.”

The regulator provides grades in 15 different safety categories. Bruce A received three Fully Satisfactory and 12 Satisfactory grades while Bruce B received four Fully Satisfactory grades and 11 Satisfactory.

Bruce B received an Integrated Plant Rating of Fully Satisfactory which is the highest ranking a nuclear plant can achieve and an improvement over last year. Bruce B also received Fully Satisfactory in Operating Performance, Conventional Health and Safety, Waste Management and Security. Bruce A received Fully Satisfactory marks in Conventional Health and safety, Waste Management and Security.The CNSC has compared the Fully Satisfactory and Satisfactory marks to grades of ‘A+’ and ‘A’ respectively in media reports.

While this is the strongest report card to date, the company will continue to aim even higher, Hawthorne says.

“Good operators are never satisfied,” he said. “They’re always looking to make improvements.

The full report card is available at www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca.

CNSC hearings are webcast live at www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca or are available to view anytime at http://nuclearsafety.gc.ca/eng/the-commission/webcasts/archived/index.cfm.

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 25 per cent 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 TransCanada, Borealis Infrastructure Management (a division of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System) as well as the Power Workers’ Union and Society of Energy Professionals. A majority of Bruce Power’s employees are also owners in the business.

 

For further information, please contact:

John Peevers                            519-361-6583                 john.peevers@brucepower.com

Duty Media Officer        519-361-6161

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Bruce Power employees raise $14,000 for Owen Sound fire victims

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TIVERTON, ON – August 18, 2015 – Once again, Bruce Power employees have stepped up in a big way for the community.

This morning, a fundraising drive on site raised over $14,000 for the United Way of Bruce Grey’s Owen Sound Fire Victims Fund, which will assist the 15 families left homeless during a string of early-morning fires on Aug. 10. The company also donated $12,000, while President and CEO Duncan Hawthorne made a personal donation of $10,000 to the fund.

“The generosity of our employees never ceases to amaze me,” Hawthorne said. “Before we even began planning this fundraiser, I received numerous messages from staff encouraging us to hold this collection for the fire victims in Owen Sound. People simply could not wait to help these members of our community in their time of need.”

The donation will assist the Owen Sound Fire Victims Fund, which is providing food, shelter and clothing to the families impacted by numerous fires on Aug. 10. Bruce Power’s donation pushes the total raised for the fund to over $200,000, the United Way said.

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 25 per cent 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 TransCanada, Borealis Infrastructure Management (a division of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System) as well as the Power Workers’ Union and Society of Energy Professionals. A majority of Bruce Power’s employees are also owners in the business.

For further information, please contact:

John Peevers – 519-361-6583 – john.peevers@brucepower.com

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Bruce Power will host firefighter competition in Saugeen Shores on Labour Day weekend

TIVERTON, ONAugust10, 2015 – Firefighters from across the region are invited to Saugeen Shores on Labour Day weekend to compete in what has been described as “the toughest two minutes in sports.”

Bruce Power will host the Northern Ontario Regional Scott FireFit competition Sept. 4, 5 and 6 at the North Harbour area in Port Elgin.

“It’s a physically challenging and exciting event which showcases the fitness level of firefighters and the challenges they face on a daily basis,” said Brian Hilbers, Bruce Power’s Chief Legal Officer and Vice President, Emergency Management.

Day 1 competition on Friday, Sept, 4 will showcase firefighters from Bruce Power, Saugeen Shores, and surrounding municipal Fire Departments competing against each other while Saturday and Sunday will be an open event that will see municipal firefighters from across the province and possibly the country go head-to-head in individual and team competitions. Any fire department in the region north of the 401, east of County Rd 81 and west of the 400 is eligible to participate.

Competitors race up a five-storey tower, hoist a 45 pound weight, run back down the stairs to breach entry with a sledgehammer, shuttle run, drag a fire hose to hit a target and then rescue a 175 pound dummy to complete the course.

To register you have to be a medically-cleared firefighter working or volunteering with a fire department. Teams and individuals can register online at www.firefit.com.

Admission is free, and the public is encouraged to come out and watch.

For more information on the Saugeen Shores event or to volunteer, please contact Gary Smith at gary.smith2@brucepower.com or 519-386-1562.

 

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 30 per cent 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.

For further information, please contact:

John Peevers                    519-361-6583            john.peevers@brucepower.com

 

 

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Bruce Power community emergency preparedness initiatives advancing

TIVERTON ON – Aug 6, 2015 – An initiative to enhance emergency preparedness practices in Grey-Bruce-Huron is progressing with Bruce Power preparing to mail out a Community Safety Guide to residences and businesses in the three counties, while the company is on track to complete the re-distribution of potassium iodide tablets by September.

The Guide, designed in partnership with neighbouring counties and health units is one of several initiatives which include a ‘be prepared’ website, pre-distribution of potassium iodide tablets and upgrades to public emergency notification tools.

“Being prepared for a range of potential emergencies could make all the difference and because a nuclear event is extremely unlikely we wanted to use these tools to give local residents information about what to do in situations that are likely to occur such as severe weather,” said Frank Merkt, Community Emergency Management Coordinator for The Municipality of Kincardine.

“The Guide is intended to help residents familiarize themselves with emergency phone numbers, create a fire escape plan, know how to deal with severe weather, and know what to pack in their 72-hour emergency survival kit. The best emergency response is emergency preparedness.”

The Guide also contains a voucher for residences and businesses within 50 km of Bruce Power who would like to pick-up potassium iodide tablets to keep in their homes from participating local pharmacies. While this is an option available to local residents, it’s important to note that these tablets are stored around the region and could easily be accessed if ever required. For residents and businesses within 10km of the facility, the company has completed pre-distribution, which was an initiative launched earlier this year.

“Pre-distribution to residences within 10 km of our site began earlier this year and is now complete,” said James Scongack, Vice President of Corporate Affairs. “We’re now focusing on a 50 km radius. Although it’s very unlikely the tablets will ever be needed, residents in this area have the option to pick-up tablets from some local pharmacies, however, we also want to reassure people that we have sufficient stocks of these within the region in the unlikely event they were ever needed.”

Toll-free teleconferences are scheduled at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18 for the public to learn more about the Guide and the potassium iodide initiative, said Scongack. Individuals wishing to participate can dial 1-800-291-9241 toll-free to join in.

More information about emergency preparedness in Grey, Bruce and Huron Counties can be found online at: www.bepreparedgreybrucehuron.com.

 

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 30 per cent 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.

For further information, please contact:

Duty Media                    519-361-6161            info@brucepower.com

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Maintenance and Inspection program underway on Unit 4 at Bruce A

TIVERTON, ONJuly 21, 2015 – A planned maintenance and inspection program is underway on Unit 4 at Bruce A that will see an investment of approximately $110 million in the 750 megawatt unit. The unit was shut down Friday after a year of continuous service providing, clean, reliable and affordable electricity to the provincial grid.

“This investment is being made so the unit can run safely and reliably through its next operational cycle,” said Dave Andrews, Plant Manager, Bruce A. “By investing now, we are setting the table for continued safe, reliable performance and helping keep the air clean for Ontario families.”

Bruce Power provides 30 per cent of Ontario’s electricity at 30 per cent below the average price and its operations inject more than $4 billion into Ontario’s economy every year. Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan is counting on Bruce Power’s eight units to supply clean, reliable electricity for decades to come.

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 30 per cent 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.

For further information, please contact:

John Peevers                    519-361-6583            john.peevers@brucepower.com

 

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New made-in-Ontario tooling to support Bruce Power operations for decades to come

(Left to Right): Duncan Hawthorne, President and CEO, Bruce Power, Anthony Caputo, Chief Executive Officer of ATS Automation, the Honourable Charles Sousa, Ontario’s Minister of Finance, Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge and Doug Craig, Mayor of Cambridge share in the unveiling of the Bruce Reactor Inspection and Maintenance System (BRIMS) tool at ATS Automation in Cambridge, Ontario, Thursday. BRIMS will allow for more effective execution of inspection and maintenance activities at Bruce Power, which provides 30 percent of Ontario’s electricity.

(Left to Right): Duncan Hawthorne, President and CEO, Bruce Power, Anthony Caputo, Chief Executive Officer of ATS Automation, the Honourable Charles Sousa, Ontario’s Minister of Finance, Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge and Doug Craig, Mayor of Cambridge share in the unveiling of the Bruce Reactor Inspection and Maintenance System (BRIMS) tool at ATS Automation in Cambridge, Ontario, Thursday. BRIMS will allow for more effective execution of inspection and maintenance activities at Bruce Power, which provides 30 percent of Ontario’s electricity.

CAMBRIDGE, ONJuly 9, 2015 – Bruce Power’s maintenance and inspection activities will be enhanced through a new, state-of-the-art tooling system unveiled today by a coalition of respected Ontario-based companies that have used innovation to drive the province’s nuclear industry forward by meeting the operational needs of the Bruce Power site.

“Ontario’s nuclear facilities provide reliable and clean electricity. Innovation within the industry is a key driver of jobs and economic growth throughout the province,” said Charles Sousa, Ontario’s Minister of Finance, who was in attendance at the event. “Improving affordability and competitiveness is also key and that is why our government is committed to the refurbishment of the Bruce Power and Darlington units as part of Ontario’s Long Term Energy Plan.”

The Bruce Reactor Inspection and Maintenance System (BRIMS) tool is being unveiled today at ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. in Cambridge and will be shipped in the coming days by ATS to Bruce Power where it will make its debut during Bruce Power’s planned outages for the balance of 2015.

“It’s so encouraging to see innovation and collaboration at work sustaining jobs and economic benefits in our community and across the province,” said Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge. “I’m proud of the role our local industry is playing in providing clean, affordable and reliable nuclear energy for Ontario now and in the future.”

The BRIMS automated tooling system is the result of a multi-company collaboration involving Bruce Power, ATS Automation, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., BWXT Canada Ltd., Candu Energy Inc. a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada.

“We are proud to be part of this important initiative for Bruce Power, a valued ATS customer,” said Anthony Caputo, CEO, ATS Automation. “ATS automation solutions are at the core of mission critical processes across a wide variety of industries. We have applied our knowledge in this case to provide a very cost-effective way of inspecting and maintaining nuclear reactors.”

Bruce Power provides 30 per cent of Ontario’s electricity at 30 per cent below the average price and its operations inject more than $4 billion into Ontario’s economy every year. Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan is counting on Bruce Power’s eight units to supply clean, reliable electricity for decades to come.

“This is an example of the nuclear industry’s incredible innovation and Bruce Power is proud to be at the forefront of this world-class technology to ensure we continue to deliver clean, affordable, reliable electricity to Ontario families and business,” said Duncan Hawthorne, President and CEO Bruce Power. “This new tooling builds on lessons learned from years of operation allowing for more effective execution of our inspection and maintenance activities that we carry-out on a planned basis through maintenance outages.”

“The city of Cambridge congratulates all the companies involved in this successful project,” said Doug Craig, Mayor of Cambridge. “Our community is proud of the role businesses like ATS Automation and BWXT Canada play in the global nuclear energy supply chain and it’s encouraging to see what is possible when Ontario-based companies collaborate.”

To view a video about the BRIMS tool, please click here.

About ATS

ATS is an industry-leading automation solutions provider to many of the world’s most successful companies. ATS uses its extensive knowledge base and global capabilities in custom automation, repeat automation, automation products and value-added services including pre-automation and after-sales services to address the sophisticated manufacturing automation systems and service needs of multinational customers in markets such as life sciences, chemicals, consumer products, electronics, food, beverage, transportation, energy, and oil and gas. Founded in 1978, ATS employs approximately 3,500 people at 26 manufacturing facilities and 47 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. The Company’s shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA.

For more information, please contact:

Eric Kiisel, Senior Vice President Energy 519 653-6500

Maria Perrella, Chief Financial Officer                  519 653-6500

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 30 per cent 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.

 

For further information, please contact:

John Peevers                    519-361-6583            john.peevers@brucepower.com

 

 

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Unit 6 inspection and maintenance program complete

TIVERTON, ONJuly 3, 2015 – A planned maintenance and inspection program on Unit 6 that began in early April wrapped up earlier this week preparing the 822 megawatt unit to provide clean, reliable and affordable power to the province of Ontario.

The program represented an investment of approximately $100 million of private money into provincially owned assets and provided employment to approximately 700 temporary workers.

“By investing now, we are setting the table for continued safe, reliable performance and helping keep the air clean for Ontario families,” said Len Clewett, Bruce Power’s Chief Nuclear Officer. Bruce B was the top performing multi-unit CANDU plant in the world last year and was recognized internationally with the Institute of Nuclear Power Operators (INPO) award of excellence in recognition of its world-class performance.

While Unit 6 was shut down, workers removed Cobalt-60 which will eventually be used to sterilize disposable medical supplies including sutures, syringes, surgical gowns and masks. Cobalt-60 is also used to sterilize pharmaceutical wares and cosmetics, and irradiate spices and other consumer products that include fruit, seafood, poultry and red meat.

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates more than 640,000 major surgeries are performed each day around the world. Sterilized disposable medical devices are used in virtually all of these procedures. Cobalt-60 is supplied to over 200 gamma irradiators in 55 countries that sterilize surgical gloves, gowns, masks, syringes, sutures, catheters, pharmaceuticals, implants and tissue, as well as several products used in the food and consumer products industries.

“Bruce Power is committed to not only playing a role in providing a reliable source of affordable, clean electricity over the long-term, but providing the world’s largest source of Cobalt-60 from our Bruce B units” said Clewett.

For more about the role Bruce Power plays in providing Cobalt-60 to keep our hospitals safe please go to www.cleannuclearpowersafehospitals.com.

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 30 per cent 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.

 

For further information, please contact:

John Peevers                    519-361-6583            john.peevers@brucepower.com

 

 

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Hawthorne touts nuclear’s role in creating jobs and economic activity in Northumberland region

PORT HOPE, ON – June 18, 2015 – The economic ripple from Bruce Power and Ontario’s nuclear sector extends across the province including the Northumberland region, the company’s President and CEO Duncan Hawthorne told the Northumberland Central and Port Hope and District Chamber of Commerce earlier today.

“Bruce Power’s operations inject more than $4 billion into Ontario’s economy every year and a big portion of that investment reaches this area where Cameco does the important work of fuel conversion and assembly,” Hawthorne said. “Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan is counting on Bruce Power’s eight units to supply electricity for decades to come, and this means affordable electricity for families and businesses along with ongoing positive economic impacts.”

Cameco, a major employer in Port Hope and Cobourg, providing roughly 650 skilled jobs within the region, recently extended its agreement to provide fuel services to Bruce Power.

“We’re proud to be a long-term fuel supplier to Bruce Power, dating back to 2001 when the company assumed operational control of the Bruce site,” said Alice Wong, Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Officer of Cameco. “Ontario’s nuclear generators provide a solid economic foundation for our fuel services operations and we look forward to continuing our relationship for many years to come.”

The total economic benefits related to Bruce Power’s fuel cost is roughly $245 million annually, according to a joint economic impact analysis released last year by the Ontario Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario, Southwest Economic Alliance, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, The Society of Energy Professionals, the Power Workers’ Union and Bruce Power.

Lou Rinaldi, MPP Northumberland Quinte West, recognized the positive economic impact nuclear has on the Northumberland region and across Ontario.

“Nuclear is an economic powerhouse for the province and today we have a better appreciation for the impact Bruce Power has on the Northumberland region, by creating jobs and investment in the area,” Rinaldi said. “Output from Bruce Power is an affordable source of electricity and provides a foundation for renewal as the company prepares to extend the lives of its units as outlined in Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan.”

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 30 per cent 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.

For further information, please contact:

John Peevers – 519-361-6583 – john.peevers@brucepower.com

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Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission renews Bruce Power’s operating licence for five years

TIVERTON, ONMay 28, 2015 – Following extensive public consultation and a thorough review of its safety performance, Canada’s nuclear regulator approved the renewal of Bruce Power’s Power Reactor Operating Licence for a period of five years.

“We are pleased with this result and were quite frankly humbled by the support offered by the many organizations and individuals who made presentations at the public hearings,” said Duncan Hawthorne, Bruce Power’s President and CEO. “We believe we require two licences – our operating licence from the regulator and our social licence, which is granted by our community, and we have to earn both of those each and every day.”

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) held a public meeting on Feb. 5 in Ottawa and sessions from April 14-17 in Kincardine as part of Bruce Power’s reactor operating licence renewal application for the Bruce Nuclear Generating Stations A and B.

The CNSC regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect the health, safety and security of Canadians and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.

Agendas, hearing transcripts and information on the hearing process are available at the CNSC website at www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca. More information, including a relicensing briefing document, is available at www.brucepower.com/licence-renewal-2015.

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 30 per cent 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.

For further information, please contact:

John Peevers – 519-361-6583 – john.peevers@brucepower.com

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Bruce Power to award $50,000 to students through Post-secondary Scholarship Program

TIVERTON, ONMay 27, 2015 – For the fifth consecutive year, Bruce Power has launched a scholarship program aimed at students pursuing post-secondary education in Bruce, Grey and Huron counties.

Students attending post-secondary school this fall can apply for one of 100, $500 scholarships. Students who are enrolled in a skilled-trade, college or university for the 2015/16 academic year are invited to apply when it opens on June 1.

“Education opens so many doors for people and, as the region’s largest employer, we feel a responsibility to encourage and support our youth in pursuing post-secondary education,” said Duncan Hawthorne, President and CEO, Bruce Power.

The scholarship program, which builds on existing Bruce Power commencement awards for Grade 8 and high school graduates, as well as two new scholarships for Aboriginal students, exemplifies the company’s commitment to youth development and education. There are no limitations on areas of study and some special considerations are in place to ensure a broad reach and diverse group have the opportunity to reach their goals. The program’s aim is to reach as many students as possible with a one-time monetary pledge of support during their academic studies.

“We hope that by providing an opportunity of financial assistance to eligible students in our surrounding communities, it will help to cover some of the rising costs of tuition,” Hawthorne said.

In 2015, Bruce Power will invest $100,000 in scholarships and commencement awards for students throughout our region. To apply for one of Bruce Power’s $500 scholarships, visit www.brucepower.com/community/scholarships. The application period opens June 1 and closes July 3 at 3 p.m.

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power operates the world’s largest operating nuclear generating facility and is the source of roughly 30 per cent of Ontario’s electricity. The company’s site in Tiverton, ON, 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.

For further information, please contact:

John Peevers – 519-361-6583 – john.peevers@brucepower.com

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