Notice of public meeting and participant funding offerings

Funding opportunities are currently available for the May 15, 2019 Orano Canada Inc. decommissioning licence renewal hearing of Cluff Lake and the May 16, 2019 Best Theratronics Ltd. licence renewal hearing.

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The CNSC Learning Portal

Visit the CNSC's new Learning Portal to find our educational resources and play the Gamma Gear game.

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CNSC 2017–18 Departmental Results Report is now available

The Departmental Results Report focuses on results-based accountability. It reports on the CNSC’s accomplishments against the performance expectations and commitments set out in its Departmental Plan.

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Exercise Synergy Challenge

Exercise Synergy Challenge brought together over 1,000 people, including more than 100 CNSC staff members for a hands-on, two day immersive experience, simulating a nuclear emergency.

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Latest News

December 14, 2018
  • REGDOC-2.11 is a new regulatory document that provides an overview of the Canadian approach to waste management
  • CSA N287.6, Pre-Operational Proof & Leakage Rate Testing Requirements for Concrete Containment Structures for Nuclear Power Plants is open for public review until January 6, 2019
December 10, 2018
  • Participant funding is currently available for the May 15, 2019 hearing to consider the decommissioning licence renewal for Cluff Lake.
December 7, 2018
  • The CNSC received no feedback on comments for REGDOC-2.12.3, Security of Nuclear Substances: Sealed Sources and Category I, II and III Nuclear Material, Version 2.
  • Read feedback on comments for REGDOC-1.1.5, Licence Application Guide: Small Modular Reactor Facilities.
  • No impact on the public or nuclear systems
December 3, 2018
  • Screening levels are developed to verify that the public and the environment around licensed nuclear facilities are protected
November 27, 2018
  • REGDOC-3.5.4, Pre-Licensing Review of a Vendor’s Reactor Design, does not contain new requirements

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Your safety – it's in everything we do

That's why the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission strives year round to be a world-class regulator

In 2018 we oversaw three major licence renewals...

continued our efforts to ensure the environment is protected...

and took steps to improve the way we serve Canadians

In the new year, we will continue to:

– Maintain a highly skilled workforce

– Do our part through leadership to keep the world safe

– Be ready to respond

– Enforce the highest safety standards

– Ensure we are transparent and we engage

Because we don't just work in your community

We also live there

Wishing you and your families a happy, healthy and safe holiday season

– Rumina Velshi, CNSC President and CEO

Upcoming Commission proceedings

Recent Decisions

  • September 27, 2018
    Decision on the request to renew Bruce Power’s nuclear power reactor operating licence for the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station
    News release
  • August 8, 2018
    Summary decision on OPG’s application to renew the operating licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
    News release | Summary record of decision
  • August 1, 2018
    Decision on the request from Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to renew the nuclear research and test establishment decommissioning licence for the Whiteshell Laboratories
    Record of decision
  • August 1, 2018
    Decision on the request from AREVA Resources Canada Inc. to amend the Cluff Lake Project operating licence to reflect the corporate name change from AREVA Resources Canada Inc. to Orano Canada Inc. and to amend the financial guarantee for the Cluff Lake Project
    Record of decision
  • July 12, 2018
    Decision on the request from AREVA Resources Canada Inc. to amend the McClean Lake operating licence to reflect the corporate name change from AREVA Resources Canada Inc. to Orano Canada Inc.
    Record of decision

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