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South Bruce to hold DGR referendum in October

South Bruce has set the date for a referendum to decide if the community is a willing host for Canada’s growing high-level nuclear waste stockpile. From Oct. 21 to Oct. 28, eligible voters in South Bruce will answer the question: “Are you in favour of the Municipality of South Bruce declaring South Bruce to be […]

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South Bruce seeks input on potential DGR referendum question

South Bruce is asking its residents to share their opinions on the big question expected to be put to a referendum later this year. The municipality is considering passing a bylaw to authorize the submission of the following question to electors: “Are you in favour of the Municipality of South Bruce declaring South Bruce to […]

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South Bruce seeks input on potential DGR referendum question

The Municipality of South Bruce is asking its residents to share their opinions on the big question expected to be put to a referendum later this year. The municipality is considering passing a bylaw to authorize the submission of the following question to electors in a future by-election: “Are you in favour of the Municipality […]

Hosting agreement negotiations for proposed DGR progressing in South Bruce

South Bruce Mayor Mark Goetz said he’s hoping to finalize the municipality’s hosting agreement for the proposed deep geological repository (DGR) early next year. “We’ve been negotiating for a few months now, but I think we’re going to step it up a notch in the new year,” Goetz said in an interview Nov. 30. “We’ve […]

Divisive nuclear waste vault is splitting community: citizens’ group

Efforts to present a petition to South Bruce council calling for a referendum on municipal election day, not after, about a proposed long-term nuclear waste storage project bogged down over privacy issues just before Tuesday’s council meeting. The referendum is supposed to decide whether South Bruce residents are willing to be host to a subterranean […]