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Northern Relations, Radiation and Nuclear Waste


Friday, June 4, 2021

11:00 - 11:45
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Session 3, PLENARY, Friday June 4, 2021

Session 3

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Northern Relations, Radiation and Nuclear Waste


Northern Relations, Radiation and Nuclear Waste

Chair/Moderator: Richard Denton

11:00 AM Richard Denton in Conversation with Dodie Legasick, Bill Noll, and Dennis Eickmeier

Dr. Denton, MD is the Co-Chair North America International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) (Nobel Peace Prize 1985) and associated with Int'l Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons (ICAN winner of 2017 Nobel Peace Prize)

11:00-11:15 AM Dodie Legasick on “The Transportation of Nuclear Waste: concerns about transporting nuclear waste within Ontario”

Ms. Legasick is a retired secondary school teacher and the Nuclear Lead for Environment North and a member of We, the Nuclear Free North.

11:15-11:30 AM Bill Noll

A retired telecommunications executive with more than 40 years of experience, Mr. Noll’s experience was gained from being a senior manager with Bell Canada; an executive at Bell Northern Research; Nortel; Westell in Chicago; and Actiontec in Silicon Valley. A member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario, he lives in Teeswater, Ontario, one of the two potential sites for the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s proposed Adaptive Phased Management Deep Geologic Repository (DGR).

11:00-11:45 AM David Grant

Mr. Grant lives on a family farm abutting the land that the Nuclear Waste Management Organization bought in South Bruce, Ontario.  He is a member of Protect South Bruce - No DGR and is actively trying to prevent NWMO from building an underground repository under Ontario’s prime agricultural land.

This Keynote Panel is pre-recorded. It is available for viewing by all Congress attendees any time between May 27-June 20, 2021. As well, CPRA members can view portions of it at this time and engage in live (unrecorded) discussion.


11:45-11:59 AM Simu-Live Q & A in Networking Lounge Break-out Room.


  • Dodie Legasic, Dodie Legasick (retired) secondary school teacher and Nuclear Lead for Environment North and member of We, Nuclear Free North.
  • Bill Noll, Mr. W. J. Noll (retired)
  • David Grant, Mr. David Grant