Now that we have a fully compliant (IAEA) CNSC, why not finish the Maples?
Better than a clapped out research reactor
We really need a reliable commercial isotope supply
MDS needs the money
Slight chance for a kaboom
Reactors on soft soil in a hot seismic zone
Not a shred of seismic capacity
So, let the Russians come in and fix them. We'll handle the stability problem using the finest Russian 'fly by wire' electronics.