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Participant funding for the CNSC's Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2016

Participant funding for the Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2016 will be open from February 10 to April 28, 2017.

Participant funding notice

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist members of the public, Indigenous groups and other stakeholders in reviewing its Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2016 (2016 NPP Report) and in submitting comments to the Commission. This report provides CNSC staff’s assessment of the Canadian nuclear power industry’s safety performance during 2016 and details the progress of regulatory issues and initiatives up to April 30, 2017.

The report assesses how well plant operators are meeting regulatory requirements and program expectations in areas such as human performance, radiation and environmental protection, and emergency management and fire protection.

The CNSC will hold a public meeting on August 16 or 17, 2017 in Ottawa, ON, where CNSC staff will present the 2016 NPP Report to the Commission.

Participant funding up to $35,000 is being offered for the provision of new, distinctive and valuable information, through informed and topic-specific submissions to the Commission.

To apply for participant funding, interested parties must complete and return the participant funding application form. Certain terms and conditions apply. Submit the application form by

  • Email:
  • Mail: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
    c/o: Participant Funding Program Administrator
    280 Slater Street
    P.O. Box 1046, Station B
    Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 5S9
  • Fax: 613-995-5086

The deadline to submit a participant funding application is April 28, 2017. Please note that late or incomplete funding applications will not be considered.

A funding review committee, independent of the CNSC, will consider all applications for funding and make recommendations on the allocation of funds.

The CNSC regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect health, safety, security and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.

For more information, view the notice of public meeting or visit the Participate in a public Commission hearing and Participant Funding Program sections of the CNSC website.

For questions about this specific funding opportunity, contact:

Adam Levine
Participant Funding Program Administrator

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