Talking to Canadians: A Priority at the CNSC

Travelling from coast to coast, CNSC staff often visit Canadians in their communities to answer questions on the regulation of the nuclear sector.

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CNSC staff member at a youth-focused outreach activity

Canada - Kazakhstan

The CNSC welcomes the coming into force of the Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Kazakhstan.

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Meet our Technical Specialists

In the unlikely event of a nuclear emergency, the CNSC would activate its Emergency Operations Centre in Ottawa. This facility would function 24 hours a day and be staffed with a number of teams, including a team of technical specialists.

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Deep Geologic Repository Project

Additional public hearing days announced for the Deep Geologic Repository Project

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Bruce Power Licences Extended

Latest News

August 29, 2014
  • The discussion paper DIS-14-01 is open for consultation until January 7, 2015.
  • The CNSC's proposed Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations, 2014 are available for comment and review through the Canada Gazette, Part I until September 11, 2014
  • CSA N285.7, Periodic inspection of CANDU nuclear power plant balance of plant systems and components is open for consultation until October 19, 2014
August 27, 2014
  • Shutdown effective August 30, 2014
  • Hearings to resume September 9, 2014
  • CNSC’s Executive Vice-President speaks on the safety and security of medical isotope production
August 19, 2014
  • Provide feedback on comments received for draft regulatory document REGDOC-2.9.1, Environmental Assessments
August 18, 2014
  • Request resulting from recent Mount Polley copper/gold mine tailings dam breach

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