New video: Independent Environmental Monitoring Program

Find out how the IEMP verifies public safety around nuclear facilities.

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New: Nuclear in your neighbourhood

Check out our latest module and video to discover how the CNSC makes sure that nuclear activities, and the facilities where they take place, are safe for Canadians and the environment.

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Latest News

April 24, 2015
  • Our experts walk you through the new program
  • The agenda for the public hearing being held on May 14, 2015 in Pembroke is now available
  • Read the new CNSC regulatory document REGDOC-3.5.1, Licensing Process for Class I Nuclear Facilities and Uranium Mines and Mills
April 23, 2015
  • CSA N290.3 Requirements for the containment system of nuclear power plants (New Edition) is open for consultation until June 13, 2015.
  • CSA N290.16 Requirements for beyond design basis accidents (New Standard) is open for consultation until June 13, 2015.
April 22, 2015
  • IEMP results confirm that the public and the environment around the facility are safe
  • Article concludes that Fukushima not a “new Chernobyl”
April 16, 2015
  • The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board of India and the CNSC have finalized an arrangement for regulatory cooperation

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