Royal Military College of Canada SLOWPOKE-2 Research Reactor
Royal Military College of Canada owns and is licensed to operate the Slowpoke-2 Research Reactor, located in Kingston, ON. The CNSC has full-time, dedicated staff who periodically perform inspections to evaluate operations and to verify compliance with regulatory requirements and licence conditions.
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Location: Kingston, ON
Licensee: Royal Military College of Canada
Licence issued: July 1, 2013
Licence expires: June 30, 2023
Start of commercial operation: 1985
Licensing documentation: Request for copy of the Royal Military College of Canada’s SLOWPOKE-2 licence and licence condition handbook by email
The SLOWPOKE-2 reactor is a 20 kilowatt (thermal) sealed-container in-pool type research reactor located in the Sawyer Science and Engineering Building at RMC in Kingston, On.
Latest CNSC facility-specific announcements
- June 13, 2022: Participant funding for Royal Military College licence renewal application
- June 27, 2013: CNSC renews Royal Military College of Canada's SLOWPOKE-2 reactor licence
As part of the CNSC's regulatory requirements, major licensees must have robust public information and disclosure programs in place. To obtain more information, visit the Royal Military College of Canada’s SLOWPOKE-2 website.
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