Ontario First Nations strike revenue sharing deal with Canada’s largest nuclear plant

 By Matteo Cimellaro  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A new partnership will see the largest nuclear power plant in Canada share revenue from the sale of a medical isotope with two First Nations in Ontario. The agreement between Saugeen Ojibway Nation and Bruce Power, known as Gamzook’aamin aakoziwin, Fighting Cancer Together, is a step toward reconciliation following decades of discord over the development of the plant. The discord began in the 1960s, when Ottawa and Queen’s Park built Canada’s largest nuclear power plant, located 230 kilometres northwest of Toronto, without consultation or the free, prior and informed consent of the Chippewas of Nawah Unceded First Nation and Saugeen First Nation. Now, Bruce Power and Saugeen Ojibway Nation, which represents the two First Nations, along with other industry leaders and experts, will…

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