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Notice of public hearing and participant funding offering

A funding opportunity is currently available for the October 2–3, 2019 public hearing to consider an application from Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd. to renew its Nuclear Research and Test Establishment Decommissioning Licence for the Whiteshell Laboratories site.

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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

February 20, 2019
  • REGDOC-2.4.3, provides information about the prevention of criticality accidents for nuclear operations using fissionable materials
February 19, 2019
  • President Velshi presented on and answered questions related to the Committee’s ongoing study of international best practices for engaging Indigenous communities regarding major energy projects
February 18, 2019
  • Participant funding is currently available for the October 2–3, 2019 hearing to consider the licence renewal for nuclear research and test establishment decommissioning licence for the Whiteshell Laboratories site
February 11, 2019
  • Read the report from the International Symposium on Communicating Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies to the Public
  • The agenda for the Commission meeting being held on February 20, 2019 in Ottawa is now available
February 8, 2019
  • Overall, USNC has demonstrated an understanding of CNSC regulatory requirements and expectations.
February 7, 2019
  • President Velshi presented on and answered questions related to the government’s ongoing study of Bill C-69, an Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act
January 30, 2019
  • Staff conclude that existing regulatory mechanisms continue to protect Canadians from exposure to tritium releases

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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 | Record of decision (PDF 768 kb)
  • 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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