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Nuclear Engineering in Canada

  1. Feb 16, 2004 #1
    I was searching around Canadian Universities for Nuclear Engineering departments (just out of curiosity).

    I only found one.

    University of Toronto.

    That's pretty sad if Canada only has one University that offers Nuclear Engineering classes...
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  4. Feb 16, 2004 #3


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    Just curious: what percentage of Canada's power comes from nuclear plants?
  5. Feb 17, 2004 #4


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    Roughly 15%. Canada's nuclear industry is a real mess though and that number is dropping fast.
  6. Feb 18, 2004 #5
    After a web search, I found NuclearFAQ of Canada. Old numbers though.

    This are more detailed numbers if you're interested in them:

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    McMaster (in Hamilton, Ontario) also does nuclear engineering, its part of a program called Engineering Physics. They have their own nuclear reactor (for research purposes) on campus as well.

    As for nuclear power in Canada, it's somewhere around 15% on average. However, in Ontario specifically, its over 50% and may increase in future years, since there are plans to completely phase out coal power by 2014. You can check out: www.ieso.ca for more information.
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