Unit 8 at the Bruce B generating station was safely taken offline last night to begin its planned maintenance and inspection program.

During this outage, workers will perform inspections and routine maintenance on a host of systems and components. Many of these activities cannot be performed while the unit is running and all are intended to ensure the safe and reliable production of electricity.

Units 3,4,5,6 and 7 remain at high power.

About Bruce Power
Bruce Power is a partnership among Cameco Corporation, TransCanada Corporation, BPC Generation Infrastructure Trust, a trust established by the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, the Power Workers’ Union and The Society of Energy Professionals.

For further information, please contact:

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

24-hour Duty Media Officer 519-361-6161

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