Convention on Nuclear Safety, March 27 to April 7

Canada is participating in the Convention to strengthen nuclear safety at home and around the world. CNSC’s own Ramzi Jammal is presiding over this international meeting.

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Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2015

Findings conclude that nuclear substances are used safely in Canada

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CNSC Research Report - The Safety of Science

This report highlights key research activities facilitated and supported by the CNSC over the past year.

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We want to hear from you!

Through its Participant Funding Program, the CNSC offers funding opportunities for those who wish to participate in its regulatory process. A funding opportunity is currently available for the review of CNSC’s Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2016.

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Participant Funding

A funding opportunity is currently available for the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change's application for the release of the Deloro Mine site from CNSC licensing.

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Notice of public hearing in May 2017

CNSC to consider NB Power’s application for a five-year renewal of its operating licence for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station.

Requests to intervene must be filed by March 27, 2017.

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Latest News

March 29, 2017
  • The report examines core stress points in Canada’s energy landscape and suggests a way forward
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

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Upcoming meetings and hearings

Recent Decisions

  • March 8, 2017
    Decision on the scope of environmental assessments for three proposed projects at existing Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ facilities
    Record of Decision
  • February 27, 2017
    CNSC renews the nuclear fuel facility operating licence for the Port Hope Conversion Facility
    News release
  • January 19, 2017
    CNSC’s decision on McMaster University’s proposed revised financial guarantee for the decommissioning of the McMaster Nuclear Reactor
    Record of Decision
  • December 9, 2016
    CNSC’s decision on GE-Hitachi’s proposed new financial guarantee and application to transfer and amend its licence to BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.
    Record of Decision
  • November 30, 2016
    CNSC removes the Gunnar Remediation Project Phase 2 regulatory hold point
    News release | Record of Decision
  • September 29, 2016
    CNSC’s decision on OPG’s request to amend its operating licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
    Record of Decision

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