New timeline of deep geological repository research

This new timeline details all research conducted by the CNSC on deep geological repositories since research started in Canada in 1978 – over 3 decades of study!

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Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2014

Findings presented to the Commission in October 2015 concluded that the use of nuclear substances in Canada is safe.

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Celebrating 70 years of nuclear safety

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission will be marking its 70th anniversary in 2016.

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CNSC 101

Participate in CNSC 101 in Port Hope, ON, on May 11.

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Through its Participant Funding Program, the CNSC offers funding opportunities for those who wish to participate in its regulatory process. Funding opportunities are currently available for projects in the area of Port Hope, Ontario

Port Hope Conversion Facility

Port Hope Area Initiative

CNSC Participant Funding Program - Port Hope

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. Funding opportunities are currently available for reviewing regulatory oversight reports.

Nuclear Processing, Small Research Reactor and Class IB Accelerator Facilities

Canadian Nuclear Power Plants

CNSC Participant Funding Program

Latest News

April 29, 2016
  • DIS-16-02, Radiation Protection and Dosimetry, is open for consultation until June 28, 2016
April 28, 2016
  • Supreme Court of Canada has issued its decision to not hear the appeal with respect to the environmental assessment and the site preparation licence for the proposed new nuclear power reactors at the Darlington nuclear generating station.
  • A revised agenda for the public Commission hearing on May 5, 2016 in Ottawa is now available
  • No impact to the public or the environment
April 27, 2016
  • Licensee ceased all activities and addressed non-compliances
April 25, 2016
  • The public is invited to provide feedback on comments received on draft regulatory document REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Protection: Environmental Policy, Assessments and Protection Measures
April 22, 2016
  • Read Cameco’s news release
  • Results confirm that the public and the environment around the Gentilly-2 facility are safe

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Upcoming Public Meetings and Hearings

Recent Decisions

  • April 12, 2016
    CNSC’s decision on OPG’s application to amend the waste facility operating licence for the Darlington Waste Management Facility
    Record of Decision
  • February 18, 2016
    CNSC’s decision on CNL’s application to amend the nuclear research and test establishment decommissioning licence for the Whiteshell Laboratories
    Record of proceedings
  • December 23, 2015
    CNSC renews OPG’s nuclear power reactor operating licence for the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station
    News release | Record of proceedings
  • December 18, 2015
    CNSC’s decision on OPG’s application to amend the power reactor operating licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
    Record of proceedings
  • November 27, 2015
    CNSC’s decision regarding the Gunnar Remediation Project phase 2 hold point
    News release | Record of proceedings
  • September 29, 2015
    CNSC renews Nordion (Canada) Inc.’s nuclear substance processing facility operating licence
    News release

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