CNSC issues a statement on the earthquake near Hawkesbury, Ontario
March 16, 2011
The earthquake that occurred in parts of Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec this afternoon has had no impact on any of the major nuclear facilities.
All Canadian nuclear power plants have been designed to withstand potential earthquakes. Both the actual structures that form containment and the systems important to safety have been seismically qualified prior to being granted a licence to operate.
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