The Canadian Nuclear Industry

CANDU--Putting Canadians to Work .
CANDU--Putting Canadians to Work (Keewatin)

1) Contributes $4.5 billion to Canada's GDP annually

2) Maintains 30,000 high quality jobs in over 150 Canadian companies

3) Adds $700 million in federal income and sales taxes annually

4) Produces a 'net' export industry - recently approaching $1 billion per year

5) Creates spin-off technologies to the robotics, aerospace and, telecommunications and engineering industries

6) Is a world leader in the production and supply of medical,industrial and food processing isotopes

7) Is the world's leading supplier of uranium, for zero-emission electricity production

Reprinted courtesy of AECL Ltd.