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CNSC Participant Funding Program Decision - CNSC Staff Meeting with Sagkeeng Anicinabe First Nation Regarding Canadian Nuclear Laboratories' In Situ Decommissioning of the Whiteshell Reactor No. 1 Project

CNSC Participant Funding Program Decision (PDF 159 KB)

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) offered funding under its Participant Funding Program (PFP) to facilitate a meeting on September 27, 2018 between Sagkeeng Anicinabe First Nation and CNSC staff. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the Whiteshell Reactor No. 1 In Situ Decommissioning Project.

The information gathered from the meeting will be included in a relevant Commission member document and presented directly to the Commission.


The CNSC made PFP support available to:

  • enhance Indigenous and stakeholder participation in the CNSC’s environmental assessment and licensing processes
  • help stakeholders bring valuable information to the Commission

A funding review committee (FRC), independent from the CNSC, was established to review the funding application received by the CNSC’s PFP administrator, and to make recommendations on the allocation of funding to the applicant.

The FRC had one member, Mr. Paul Scott, retired Regional Director of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s Vancouver office.

The CNSC received one PFP application requesting $14,526, and this was reviewed by the FRC.

Eligibility and funding criteria

For more information on participant funding and how it works, including details on eligibility and funding criteria, please read the PFP guide (PDF 616 KB).

CNSC participant funding decision

The CNSC carefully considered the FRC’s recommendation on the allocation of participant funding for Sagkeeng Anicinabe First Nation to meet with CNSC staff, and approved the reimbursement of up to $14,526.

Applicant Maximum amount of available funding
Sagkeeng Anicinabe First Nation $14,526
Total $14,526

Additional information:

Adam Zenobi
Participant Funding Program Administrator, CNSC
Tel.: 613-992-8469

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