Regulatory Oversight Report – Uranium and Nuclear Substance Processing Facilities

This report assesses Canadian facilities that process uranium and nuclear substances and focuses on the three safety and control areas (SCAs) of radiation protection, environmental protection, and conventional health and safety. The report also highlights facility public information programs, ratings for all 14 SCAs, reportable events, significant facility modifications, and areas of increased regulatory focus.

The report covers the following uranium processing facilities:  Blind River Refinery, Port Hope Conversion Facility, Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc., and BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (formerly GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada).  The report also covers the following nuclear substance processing facilities: SRB Technologies (Canada) Inc., Nordion (Canada) Inc., and Best Theratronics Limited.

Important dates

The CNSC will hold a public meeting about its Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium and Nuclear Substance Processing Facilities in Canada: 2017

Deadline for the submission of written comments: November 13, 2018, using the online request form or the contact information below:

Senior Tribunal Officer, Secretariat
Tel.: 613-996-9063 or 1-800-668-5284
Fax: 613-995-5086

Commission meeting: December 12-13, 2018, CNSC public hearing room, 14th floor, 280 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON

Read the public notice (PDF 59 kb) for more information about submissions and the meeting.

The full report is available

Additional information

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