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March 27, 2017
  • Worker injured at Bruce B Nuclear Generating Station
  • Learn about Canada’s participation
March 23, 2017
  • The public is invited to provide feedback on comments received on draft REGDOC-2.1.2, Safety Culture
March 22, 2017
  • The forward regulatory plan for 2017–19 is now available
March 21, 2017
  • Read REGDOC–2.2.4, Fitness for Duty: Managing Worker Fatigue
March 17, 2017
  • Written comments must be submitted by May 17, 2017
  • OPG’s application to renew the operating licence for the Pickering Waste Management Facility to be considered on April 13, 2017
  • What sets the CNSC apart from other regulatory bodies
March 16, 2017
  • Transporting passengers and packages bearing II-yellow and III-yellow labels
March 15, 2017
  • Topics include the CNSC’s evolving digital presence and commitment to transparency and proactive disclosure
  • The public is invited to provide feedback on comments received on DIS-16-05, Human Performance, until April 5, 2017
  • CSA N285.7-15, Periodic inspection of CANDU nuclear power plant balance of plant systems and components (Amendment) is open for consultation until May 1, 2017
March 14, 2017
  • Draft REGDOC-1.5.1, Application Guide: Certification of Radiation Devices or Class II Prescribed Equipment, is open for consultation until May 12, 2017
March 10, 2017
  • CSA N293-12, Fire protection for nuclear power plants (Amendment), is open for consultation until May 2, 2017.
March 9, 2017
  • Draft REGDOC-2.13.1, Safeguards and Nuclear Material Accountancy, is open for consultation until May 8, 2017
  • Draft REGDOC-2.5.5, Design of Industrial Radiography Installations, is open for consultation until June 16,2017
  • The yearly report outlines the CNSC's commitments, spending estimates and performance expectations for a three-year period.
  • Topics include CNSC’s key priorities and its role as a responsible authority under CEAA 2012
March 8, 2017
  • Unauthorized transfer of radiation device
March 2, 2017
  • Approved operating procedure not followed
  • A revised agenda for the March 8 public meeting is now available
March 1, 2017
  • Read REGDOC–2.2.3, Personnel Certification: Exposure Device Operators
February 27, 2017
  • Governor in Council appoints three new members to the CNSC
  • The licence will be valid from March 1, 2017 until February 28, 2027
February 23, 2017
  • Results confirm that the public and the environment around the vicinity of Nordion are safe
February 22, 2017
  • Read the report highlighting key research activities, interesting facts and more
  • Topics included regulatory responsibilities and updates on nuclear facilities and projects
February 20, 2017
  • The CNSC has published seven updated safety posters intended for licensees to post in areas where they store, use, administer or prepare nuclear substances.
February 17, 2017
  • Learn how the CNSC proposes to consider greenhouse gas emissions in the context of environmental assessments
February 16, 2017
  • Learn how the CNSC protects the environment and human health through environmental assessments
February 15, 2017
  • Read the 2016 Clock Symposium's final report
February 10, 2017
  • Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2016
February 9, 2017
  • The hearing to consider the MOECC’s application seeking the release of the Deloro Mine site from CNSC licensing will now take place in August 2017
February 8, 2017
  • Overview of CNSC’s mandate and role under the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act
February 7, 2017
  • Meet Canada’s nuclear regulator in Pickering, ON, on February 14, 2017
February 6, 2017
  • No radiological impact on the health and safety of the public or the environment
  • Failure to comply with a licence condition
January 31, 2017
  • “Fukushima’s Lasting Impacts on the Global Nuclear Industry? The Canadian Regulator’s View”
January 30, 2017
  • Failure to comply with a licence condition
  • “Meaningful Engagement in Nuclear Regulation” at the CAMPUT Regulatory Key Topics meeting
  • The deadline has been extended to March 6, 2017 (Source : CEAA)
January 27, 2017
  • Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change’s application for licensing release of the Deloro Mine site
  • Results confirm that the public and the environment around the vicinity of the BWXT site are safe
  • Read the feedback on comments for REGDOC-1.1.1, Licence to Prepare Site and Site Evaluation for New Reactor Facilities
January 25, 2017
  • Failure to comply with a licence condition
  • Meet Canada’s nuclear regulator in Pickering, ON, on February 14, 2017
January 24, 2017
  • A revised agenda for the January 26 public meeting is now available
January 20, 2017
  • A revised agenda for the January 26 public hearing is now available
January 19, 2017
  • The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is inviting comments on additional information for the Deep Geologic Repository, with a deadline of February 17, 2017
  • CNSC to perform pre-licensing vendor design review of LeadCold Reactors Inc. Swedish Advanced Lead Reactor (SEALER) design concept
January 18, 2017
  • Environmental protection programs safeguard our environment, health, safety and security
January 17, 2017
  • Read the CNSC’s latest progress report
January 16, 2017
  • Failure to comply with a licence condition
January 10, 2017
  • Read the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regulatory document REGDOC-3.6, Glossary of CNSC Terminology
  • The interim report of this five-year research from the University of Saskatchewan finds caribou population to be one of the most secure in Canada
January 9, 2017
  • The updated administrative arrangement implements the provisions of the nuclear cooperation agreement and the supplemental protocol between Canada and Romania that ensure the peaceful use of nuclear technology.
  • The presentation provides an overview and an update on issues and challenges in radiation protection in Canada
  • REGDOC-3.1.2, Reporting Requirements for Non-Power Reactor Class I Facilities and Uranium Mines and Mills
January 6, 2017
  • Failure to comply with a licence condition
January 5, 2017
  • Nuclear power is considered as part of the mix
January 4, 2017
  • OPG submits to CEAA the additional information requested by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change on February 18, 2016
  • Meet Canada’s nuclear regulator in Saint John, NB, on February 2, 2017
January 3, 2017
  • Check out the CNSC’s top 10 nuclear-related news stories for 2016.