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Stream 2: Regulatory Policy Dialogue

The Regulatory Policy Dialogue stream funds short-term activities to support Indigenous Nations and communities, the public and non-governmental organizations to participate in the review of CNSC regulatory documents, policies and regulations. Funds under this stream will be offered on a case-by-case basis and disbursed through contribution agreements.

Who is eligible

Eligible recipients include Indigenous Nations and communities, including organizations or aggregate of communities, as well as public stakeholders including Non-Governmental Organizations, members of the public, and other organizations with a direct interest with regards to nuclear projects, facilities and activities in Canada.

Funding categories and eligible activities

Funding categories Eligible activities
Regulatory policy dialogue
  • Review and comment on relevant CNSC regulatory documents, policies, discussion papers and regulations and related engagement activities with the CNSC

Eligible expenses

Eligible expenses include:

  • professional fees
  • administrative costs
  • travel expenses including meals, accommodation and incidentals
  • honoraria and ceremonial offerings

Funding opportunities plan for fiscal year 2024–25

Opportunities will be open for funding on a case-by-case basis as they become available for public consultation.

Please be aware that unexpected changes in the timeline may occur due to unforeseen circumstances or adjustments in project requirements. While we strive to adhere to the initial schedule, flexibility may be necessary to accommodate evolving needs or external factors.

Name of project Public consultation target date Funding opportunity status Application deadline
Discussion paper introducing a quantitative health objective Summer 2024 Closed 2024-07-05
REGDOC-1.1.4, Licence Application Guide: Licence to Decommission a Reactor Facility Summer 2024 Closed 2024-07-05
Discussion paper related to REGDOC-3.2.1, Public Information and Disclosure Fall 2024 Open 2024-08-15
Discussion paper related to REGDOC-3.2.2, Indigenous Engagement Winter 2025 Pending N/A
Uranium Mines and Mills Regulations and associated regulatory document projects  Spring 2025 Pending N/A
Discussion paper related to REGDOC- 2.5.2, Design of Reactor Facilities TBD Pending N/A

Contact us

Indigenous and Stakeholder Capacity Fund Administrator
Indigenous and Stakeholder Relations Division

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