CNSC Annual Report for 2018–19 is now available

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Do you have questions about the CNSC's role in the proposed licensing of BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.?

Learn more about the roles of the Commission and CNSC's staff in the licensing process along with other questions pertaining to the BWXT's licensing in our latest FAQs.

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CNSC formalizes its relationship with the Métis Nation of Ontario

The CNSC and the Métis Nation of Ontario signed Terms of Reference to collaborate and address areas of interest or concern raised by their community.

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Memorandum of Cooperation between the CNSC and the U.S. NRC

The CNSC and U. S. NRC sign a Memorandum of Cooperation to enhance technical reviews of advanced and small modular reactor technologies

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Latest News

February 19, 2020
  • International Atomic Energy Agency publishes report on Canada’s emergency preparedness
February 18, 2020
  • The IAEA has released the results of a report assessing Canada’s framework for nuclear safety
February 14, 2020
  • Read about Canada’s nuclear industry and the regulatory activities the CNSC undertakes
February 11, 2020
  • President Velshi spoke about the CNSC’s state of readiness to regulate new technologies and the importance of exploring global harmonization of requirements
February 10, 2020
  • In light of the number of interventions to be considered during the public hearing, one day (March 4) has been added to the hearing in Peterborough
February 6, 2020
  • Participant funding is available for the public hearing on June 17-18, 2020, that will consider an amendment to the Douglas Point Waste Facility decommissioning licence
February 2, 2020
  • Saugeen Ojibway Nation’s decision to not support Ontario Power Generation’s Deep Geological Repository project has no impact on our regulated facilities.
January 30, 2020
  • No risk to the workers, public or environment

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Recent Decisions

  • December 19, 2019
    Decision on the application by Cameco Corporation to amend its waste facility operating licence for the decommissioned Beaverlodge mine and mill
    News release
  • December 19, 2019
    Decision on the application by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd to renew their nuclear research and test establishment decommissioning licence for Whiteshell Laboratories
    News release
  • December 9, 2019
    Decision on the request from Saskatchewan Research Council to amend its non-power reactor operating licence to decommission its SLOWPOKE-2 facility
    News release
  • July 25, 2019
    Decision on the request from Orano Canada to renew its uranium mine licence for its Cluff Lake Project
    News release
  • June 26, 2019
    Decision on the request from Best Theratronics Limited to renew its Class IB nuclear processing facility operating licence
    News release | Record of decision

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