Toronto Star

Canadian nuclear industry:


$6.6 billion


$1.5 billion

Contributi­on in federal and provincial taxes Canada produces about 21% of the world’s uranium, and exports approximat­ely 90% of what it produces. This amounts to

$500 million

in uranium exports per year. Canada also exports approximat­ely


of the world’s radioactiv­e isotopes used in nuclear medicine.

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