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December 19, 2014
  • CNSC to consider an application from OPG to amend Darlington’s power reactor operating licence
  • CNSC to consider an application from NB Power, Bruce Power and OPG to amend their respective power reactor operating licences
December 1, 2014
  • Members of the public have until March 16, 2015 to request to intervene
November 26, 2014
  • Federal Court dismisses judicial review on EA decision for Darlington refurbishment
November 19, 2014
  • CNSC to consider amending licences for nuclear substances, prescribed equipment, and Class II nuclear facilities to refer to regulatory document REGDOC 2.12.3
  • CNSC to consider amending licences for nuclear substances, prescribed equipment and Class II nuclear facilities to include requirements for financial guarantees
November 14, 2014
  • Commission to consider SRB’s licence renewal application; participant funding available
November 3, 2014
  • The CNSC announced today its decision to transfer AECL’s five licences to CNL
October 23, 2014
  • CNSC to consider AECL’s application to transfer five licences to Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Limited
October 16, 2014
  • The CNSC’s Annual Performance Report, AECL’s Nuclear Sites and Projects: 2013 will be reviewed
September 25, 2014
  • CNSC to consider New Brunswick Power’s application to amend Point Lepreau Nuclear generating stations’ operating licence
September 17, 2014
  • The CNSC announced its decision today to approve Bruce’s request
September 5, 2014
  • CNSC to consider Bruce Power’s application for approval to operate the Bruce B Nuclear Generating Station Units 5 and 6 beyond 210,000 equivalent full power hours
August 15, 2014
  • Canadian companies allowed to export nuclear items and technology for peaceful uses
August 8, 2014
  • OPG confirms there was no radiological release to the environment (source: OPG)
August 6, 2014
  • CNSC to consider Nordion’s application to transfer their licence to a new corporate identity
July 29, 2014
  • Public hearing for Darlington to be held in the summer and fall of 2015
July 23, 2014
  • 2013 reports on the performance of uranium and nuclear substance processing facilities and uranium mine and mill facilities will be reviewed
July 8, 2014
  • CNSC to consider Cameco’s proposed EA Report for the Key Lake Extension Project
July 3, 2014
  • CNSC to consider Hydro-Québec’s application to amend its licence for its Gentilly-2 NGS
June 27, 2014
  • Following a public hearing, the CNSC announced its decision today
  • Following a public hearing, the CNSC announced its decision of licence renewal today
June 3, 2014
  • The CNSC announced its decision today to approve OPG's request
  • Hearings to resume September 9, 2014
May 16, 2014
  • The CNSC announces the adjournment of the public hearing that was scheduled on June 18, 2014, to consider Cameco's Millenium Mine Project.
May 2, 2014
  • Public hearings tentatively scheduled for February and April 2015
April 8, 2014
  • Commission to consider Cameco Corporation’s application for a 10-year licence for its Millennium Mine Project.
March 28, 2014
  • Nuclear substance processing facility meets criteria for safe clean-up and closure
March 12, 2014
  • The Commission will consider applications regarding Pickering NGS hold point, a licence renewal for McMaster University and a licence application from Best Theratronics
March 10, 2014
  • Commission to consider Darlington operating licence renewal; participant funding available.
February 27, 2014
  • Following a public hearing the CNSC renewed three Cameco uranium mining and milling operating licences, valid until October 31, 2023
February 14, 2014
  • OPG can now use the site for other industrial purposes
February 11, 2014
  • CSNC satisfied with interim corrective actions at the Port Hope uranium conversion facility.
January 9, 2014
  • Shield Source’s operating licence is valid until March 31, 2014.