Port Hope Community Survey Results 2021

“We are happy to see the strong continued support of the local community for our operations in Port Hope,” said Dale Clark, vice-president of Cameco's Fuel Services Division. "At Cameco, we take pride in our operations, and we will continue to work hard to keep that support.”

In June 2021, Fast Consulting conducted the annual public opinion survey of Port Hope and found that 91% of residents support Cameco’s continued operations in Port Hope. For the past decade, Cameco has maintained an approval rating above 80% and remains a trusted corporate citizen in the local community.

“We are happy to see the strong continued support of the local community for our operations in Port Hope,” said Dale Clark, vice-president of Cameco's Fuel Services Division. "At Cameco, we take pride in our operations, and we will continue to work hard to keep that support.”

Consistent with previous surveys, the large majority (93%) of Port Hope respondents describe themselves as knowledgeable about Cameco, including 37% who say they are “very knowledgeable.”

Cameco plays a large role in the Ontario nuclear industry, and it is evident residents are aware that all uranium in Ontario reactors is processed by Cameco in Port Hope and that nuclear energy provides more than half of the electricity to Ontario.

The public opinion survey of 325 Port Hope residents (Wards 1 and 2) was conducted by Fast Consulting, a third-party consultant. Cameco conducts public opinion surveys to measure levels of awareness, support and trust in the community and to gauge the effectiveness of its communication and public engagement efforts. See the summary report for more details.