The following communities were active participants in Phase 2 initial studies and are eligible to receive $250,000 in recognition funding.
- Creighton, SK
- Denare Beach, SK
- Flin Flon, MB
- Pays Plat First Nation, ON
- Schreiber, ON
- Terrace Bay, ON
Each community must create a well-being reserve fund (or similar mechanism) to manage the funding. Examples of activities that could be supported by the fund include:
- Projects, programs or services for community youth
- Scholarship programs for community youth
- Projects or programs to support community and strategic planning
- Projects, programs or services for Elders and community seniors
- Projects or programs to support community sustainability
- Projects or programs to support community economic development
- Projects or programs to support energy efficiency
TORONTO, July 23, 2015 – The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) announced today that it will recognize communities in the areas of Schreiber, Ontario, and Creighton, Saskatchewan, that actively participated in recently concluded Preliminary Assessment studies and engagement for Canada’s deep geological repository for used nuclear fuel.