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.

See the infographic that outlines the key human components that help define the CNSC.

View Infographic

Discover CNSC key behavioural competencies

In its ongoing quest to be the best nuclear regulator, the CNSC has defined the key behavioural competencies that underpin its organizational performance.

Learn more

Celebrating 70 years of nuclear safety

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

Read more

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 Canadian Nuclear Laboratories projects

Near Surface Disposal Facility Project

Nuclear Power Demonstration Closure Project

Decommissioning of Whiteshell Reactor #1 Project

CNSC Participant Funding Program

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. A funding opportunity is currently available for the licence renewal for OPG’s Western Waste Management Facility

Learn More

CNSC Participant Funding Program: Western Waste Management Facility

Latest News

August 23, 2016
  • “Uranium Regulation: Mining, Transportation, Trade and Control”
  • new funding opportunity now available
August 22, 2016
  • Provide feedback on comments received for draft REGDOC 1.1.3, Licence Application Guide: Licence to Operate a Nuclear Power Plant
August 18, 2016
  • The CNSC will hold a hearing to consider an amendment for OPG’s Pickering nuclear power reactor operating licence
August 17, 2016
  • REGDOC 1.1.1, Licence to Prepare Site and Site Evaluation for New Reactor Facilities, is open for consultation until November 12, 2016
August 16, 2016
  • Report highlights Canada’s excellent nuclear safety record and the completion of the Fukushima action items
August 15, 2016
  • Consultations will be held across Canada starting in September 2016
  • The period for providing comments for REGDOC-3.1.2, Reporting Requirements for Non-Power Reactor Class I Facilities and Uranium Mines and Mills, is extended until November 9, 2016

Video

Recent Decisions

  • July 6, 2016
    CNSC renews the CNL Nuclear Research and Test Establishment Operating Licence
    News release
  • 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

Stay connected

You can get the latest information on Canadian nuclear regulatory oversight by choosing one or more of the following.