CNSC Research Report - The Safety of Science

This report highlights key research activities facilitated and supported by the CNSC over the past year.

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Through its Participant Funding Program, the CNSC offers funding opportunities for those who wish to participate in its regulatory process. A funding opportunity is currently available for the review of CNSC’s Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2016.

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Notice of public hearings in April 2017

CNSC to consider Ontario Power Generation's applications for the renewal of its waste facility operating licences for the Western Waste Management Facility and the Pickering Waste Management Facility.

Requests to intervene must be filed by March 13, 2017.

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Through its Participant Funding Program, the CNSC offers funding opportunities for those who wish to participate in its regulatory process. A funding opportunity is currently available for the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change's application for the release of the Deloro Mine site from CNSC licensing.

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Notice of public hearing in May 2017

CNSC to consider NB Power’s application for a five-year renewal of its operating licence for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station.

Requests to intervene must be filed by March 27, 2017.

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CNSC Summer Student Campaign 2017

CNSC is currently recruiting students for its 2017 summer employment opportunities.

Apply by February 28

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Latest News

February 27, 2017
  • Governor in Council appoints three new members to the CNSC
  • The licence will be valid from March 1, 2017 until February 28, 2027
February 23, 2017
  • Results confirm that the public and the environment around the vicinity of Nordion are safe
February 22, 2017
  • Read the report highlighting key research activities, interesting facts and more
  • Topics included regulatory responsibilities and updates on nuclear facilities and projects
February 20, 2017
  • The CNSC has published seven updated safety posters intended for licensees to post in areas where they store, use, administer or prepare nuclear substances.
February 17, 2017
  • Learn how the CNSC proposes to consider greenhouse gas emissions in the context of environmental assessments
February 16, 2017
  • Learn how the CNSC protects the environment and human health through environmental assessments

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Recent Decisions

  • January 19, 2017
    CNSC’s decision on McMaster University’s proposed revised financial guarantee for the decommissioning of the McMaster Nuclear Reactor
    Record of Decision
  • December 9, 2016
    CNSC’s decision on GE-Hitachi’s proposed new financial guarantee and application to transfer and amend its licence to BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.
    Record of Decision
  • November 30, 2016
    CNSC removes the Gunnar Remediation Project Phase 2 regulatory hold point
    News release | Record of Decision
  • September 29, 2016
    CNSC’s decision on OPG’s request to amend its operating licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
    Record of Decision
  • July 6, 2016
    CNSC renews the CNL Nuclear Research and Test Establishment Operating Licence
    News release | Record of Decision
  • June 22, 2016
    CNSC issues a decommissioning licence for the Gentilly-2 facility
    News release | Record of Decision
  • May 16, 2016
    CNSC’s decision on NB Power’s request to modify the fund agreements listed in the Financial Guarantees for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station
    Record of Decision

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