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Participant funding for the Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium Mines and Mills in Canada: 2016

Participant funding for the review of the Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium Mines and Mills in Canada: 2016 will be open from June 20 to August 22, 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 CNSC staff’s Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium Mines and Mills in Canada: 2016, and submitting written comments to the Commission.

The CNSC will hold a public meeting in Ottawa, Ontario on December 13 and 14, 2017, where CNSC staff will present the report to the Commission. The report provides CNSC staff’s assessment of the 2016 safety performance of operating uranium mines and mills in Canada, which are authorized by the CNSC for the mining and milling of uranium.

A total of $35,000 in participant funding is being offered for new, distinctive and valuable information through informed and topic-specific written 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
    P.O. Box 1046, Station B
    280 Slater Street
    Ottawa, ON  K1P 5S9
  • Fax: 613-995-5086

The deadline to submit a participant funding application is August 22, 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 public Commission meetings and Participant Funding Program sections of the CNSC website.

For questions about this specific funding opportunity, contact:

Doug Wylie
Participant Funding Program Administrator

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