Funny, New Brunswick has been in the nuclear power business for decades and it is Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall who is moving to build a nuclear reactor and transform his province into a producer of medical isotopes – and a player in atomic research.
It’s like a mantra around here. If you want to use energy as a serious economic development engine, it must be far more than just a couple of power plants and a refinery. After the construction cranes pack up and leave, the value added left behind is relatively limited.
Leapfrogged by Saskatchewan.