President of Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Terminated
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 15, 2008
At 10:00 p.m. this evening, Linda Keen, President of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, received a letter from the Privy Council Office indicating that the government adopted an Order in Council terminating her designation as President of the Commission, effective immediately. The letter further indicates that she remains a full-time permanent member of the Commission.
Tomorrow, the Standing Committee of Natural Resources has scheduled Ms. Keen as a witness to discuss nuclear safety issues, including safety issues at the Chalk River nuclear reactor. At the present time, it is Ms. Keen’s intention to appear before Committee as planned.Aurèle Gervais
Media and Community Relations
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission