How do you grow the best nuclear regulator in the world?

In striving to be the best nuclear regulator in the world, the CNSC relies on its people – they are the most important assets.

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Public comments invited on the draft NPP Report. Comments due by July 14, 2016.

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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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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 Canadian Nuclear Laboratories projects

Near Surface Disposal Facility Project

Nuclear Power Demonstration Closure Project

Decommissioning of Whiteshell Reactor #1 Project

CNSC Participant Funding Program

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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

Latest News

June 24, 2016
  • Commission to consider an application from the Saskatchewan Research Council to remove the hold point for Phase 2 of the Gunnar Remediation Project
  • Tritium experts discuss emerging topics in research
  • New infographic outlines the key human components that help define the CNSC
  • Presentation titled “Some Recent Developments in Nuclear Law”
June 22, 2016
  • The power reactor decommissioning licence will be valid from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2026
June 21, 2016
  • Canadian Nuclear Society’s Annual Conference
  • Report of worker death at site living quarters
June 20, 2016
  • Canadians are invited to learn more and share their views

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Upcoming Public Meetings and Hearings

Recent Decisions

  • June 22, 2016
    CNSC issues a decommissioning licence for the Gentilly-2 facility
    News release
  • May 16, 2016
    CNSC’s decision on NB Power’s request to modify the fund agreements listed in the Financial Guarantees for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station
    Record of Decision
  • 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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