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Latest News

May 15, 2019
  • Highlights include the upcoming IRRS mission and lessons learned to mitigate non-compliances
May 14, 2019
  • This report focuses on the results of compliance verification and enforcement activities in 2017 for licensees in the medical, industrial, academic and research, commercial, and waste nuclear substances sectors.
May 9, 2019
  • President Velshi spoke about the CNSC’s work to ensure that the organization is prepared to regulate innovation in Canada’s nuclear industry
May 8, 2019
  • Canada will be hosting an Emergency Preparedness Review (EPREV) this June. #CNSCready
  • Failure to comply with regulatory requirements for ascertainment of doses, device labelling, maintenance of records required by the CNSC, and transportation of nuclear gauges
May 7, 2019
  • Failure to comply with regulatory requirements for certified EDOs, and failure to demonstrate effective management control over work practices
  • Failure to comply with regulatory requirements for management oversight of the radiation protection program, and for worker training, prescribed records, ascertainment of doses and transportation of nuclear gauges
May 6, 2019
  • The agenda for the Commission meeting being held in Ottawa on May 15, 2019, is now available

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(The CNSC logo appears on the screen and rotates. After a moment, the logo becomes centered and the Canada 150 logo fades in below. The CNSC logo then rotates up and text appears in between the two logos).

Text on screen: Canada’s Nuclear Regulator.

A static image of seven staff members is presented with the caption “We are the CNSC – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission".

A static image of a CNSC inspector using a monitoring tool is presented with the caption “We regulate all nuclear facilities and activities in Canada".

A static image of a CNSC staff member conducting research in a lab is presented with the caption “Our workforce and scientific technical experts".

A static image of seven diverse staff members is presented with the caption “is composed of students, visible minorities, and individuals from many ethnic groups. All play an important role in achieving our mandate".

A static image of an Indigenous community in Canada is presented with the caption “We reach out to the Indigenous Peoples and youth of Canada through our Outreach Program and Participant Funding Program".

A static image of two members from the public speaking at a Commission hearing is presented with the caption “To provide information and opportunities to participate in our regulatory proceedings".

A static image of a CNSC staff member conducting an environmental assessment in a swamp is presented with the caption “The CNSC".

A static image of a CNSC staff member conducting an environmental assessment in a river is presented with the caption “has the regulatory power to protect the environment".

A static image of a CNSC staff member conducting an environmental assessment in a river is presented with the caption “this crucial responsibility is reflected in all our licences".

A static image of two CNSC inspectors at a nuclear facility is presented with the caption “Environmental protection is rigorously enforced by our regulatory processes and actions".

A static image of nine CNSC staff members is presented with the caption “We are proud to be serving Canadians".

A static image of two CNSC staff members at a nuclear facility are presented with the caption “by ensuring nuclear safety in Canada".

A static image of a forest with a river running through it is presented with the caption “and contributing to Canada’s success story".

(The CNSC logo appears on the screen and rotates. After a moment, the logo becomes centered and the Canada 150 logo fades in below. The CNSC logo then rotates up and text appears in between the two logos).

Text on screen: We will never compromise safety.

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YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook logos representing the CNSC’s social media accounts.

Upcoming Commission proceedings

Recent Decisions

  • April 5, 2019
    Decision on the application by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd. for the amendment of the Port Granby Long-Term Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Project licence
    Record of Decision
  • April 5, 2019
    Decision on the request from Nordion to transfer their nuclear substance processing facility operating licence
    Record of decision
  • April 4, 2019
    Decision on the request from Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to separate their waste decommissioning licence for Douglas Point, Gentilly-1 and Nuclear Power Demonstration into three licences
    Record of decision
  • 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) | Errata (PDF 91 kb)
  • August 8, 2018
    Decision on OPG’s application to renew the operating licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
    News release | Record of decision | Errata (PDF 89 kb)
  • 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

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