Memorandum of Cooperation between the CNSC and the U.S. NRC

The CNSC and U. S. NRC sign a Memorandum of Cooperation to enhance technical reviews of advanced and small modular reactor technologies

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Women in STEM

The CNSC recently launched a Women in STEM initiative.

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CNSC publishes the fifth edition of the Science of Safety Report 2017–18

The Science of Safety summarizes the research projects and initiatives that the CNSC supported during the 2017–18 fiscal year.

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Latest News

October 10, 2019
  • Results confirm that the public and the environment around the facility are safe.
October 3, 2019
  • The report evaluates the role of radiation safety officers of nuclear substances and radiation devices licensees in the medical and academic/research sectors.
October 1, 2019
  • ARC Nuclear Canada has demonstrated an understanding of CNSC regulatory requirements and expectations.
September 30, 2019
  • CNSC inspection identifies instances of non-compliance with regulatory requirements
September 27, 2019
  • The agenda for the Commission meeting being held in Manitoba on October 3, 2019, is now available
  • Read the agenda for the public hearing to consider applications from Cameco and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
September 24, 2019
  • REGDOC-2.2.3, Volume III, outlines the requirements regarding certification of persons who work at Canadian nuclear power plants (NPP) in positions that have a direct impact on nuclear safety.

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(A CNSC student walks towards the camera.)

"For my co-op placement, I chose the CNSC.”

(A close shot of a CNSC student appears on the screen following a video transition.)

“I chose the CNSC.”

(The video transitions and another student is seen in a common area.)

“I chose the CNSC. Let me tell you why.”

(The video cuts to a grey and green frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee. A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual. Colin Moses, Director General.)

“The CNSC offers a 15 month co-op placement with three work terms.”

(The video cuts to a grey and purple frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee. A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual. Caitlyn, CO-OP Student.)

“I gained hands-on experience in different technical areas across the organization to complement what I had learned in the classroom.”  

(The video cuts to a grey and green frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee. A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual. Sunny, CO-OP Student.)

“I met with national and international experts where I was able to network and gain exposure to the nuclear industry.”

(The video transitions to a grey and green frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee. A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual. Tyra, CO-OP Student.)

 “I was encouraged to publish my work and attend conferences.”

(The video cuts to a grey and purple frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee. A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual. Saad, CO-OP Student.)

“I broadened my understanding of the nuclear industry through a range of assignments, including conducting safety assessments and participating in inspections.”

(The video cuts to a grey and purple frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee. A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual. Jessica Beaudry, CNSC Staff.)

“But that’s not all.”

(The video transitions to a grey and green frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee.  A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual. Connor, CO-OP Student.)

“I explored career options related to the nuclear industry that strengthened my resume.”

(The video transitions to a grey and purple frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee.  A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual. Brendan, CO-OP Student.)

“I attended several learning and development events and improved my communication skills »” 

(The video transitions to a purple and green frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee.  A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual. Kyle Cormier, CNSC Staff.)

“I had the opportunity to meet with other students and staff from across the organization by participating in the CNSC’s Young Professionals Network.”

(The video transitions to a grey and green frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee.  A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual. Anupama Persaud, Director.) 

“Most importantly, I found my passion here at the CNSC.”

(The video transitions to a grey and green frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee.  A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual Kiza Sauvé, Director.) 

“As an intern at the CNSC, I participated in field inspections where I collected environmental samples. Today, I am a director.”

(The video transitions to a grey and purple frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee.  A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual Matthew Narraine, CNSC Staff.) 

“After my co-op, I was offered a position where I now review up-and-coming nuclear technology like small modular reactors.”

(The video transitions to a green and purple frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee.  A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual Alex Leblanc, CNSC Staff.)

“As a former co-op student, the CNSC offered me hands-on experience in the regulatory oversight in all aspects of nuclear power plants. Today, I am proud to be mentoring co-op students.”

(The video transitions to a green and grey frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee.)

“I started as an intern, now I’m a director general.”

(The video transitions to a green and purple frame with a shoulder shot of a CNSC employee.  A lower third title appears specifying the name of the individual Marie-Claude Valade, CNSC Staff.) 

“The CNSC is proud to provide dynamic work opportunities to many students every year. We also give conditional offers to technical co-op students who excel in the program. So, why choose the CNSC?”

(The video transitions to a green and purple frame with shoulder shots of CNSC employee’s lined up side by side.)

“Get out of your comfort zone.”

“Be challenged.”

“Make a difference.”

“Work with us.”

(The video transitions to 9 CNSC staff members, 5 staff members are standing in the background while 4 staff members are kneeling in the foreground.)

“Choose the CNSC”

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Upcoming Commission proceedings

Recent Decisions

  • July 25, 2019
    Decision on the request from Orano Canada to renew its uranium mine licence for its Cluff Lake Project
    News release
  • June 26, 2019
    Decision on the request from Best Theratronics Limited to renew its Class IB nuclear processing facility operating licence
    News release | Record of decision
  • April 5, 2019
    Decision on the application by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd. for the amendment of the Port Granby Long-Term Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Project licence
    Record of Decision
  • April 5, 2019
    Decision on the request from Nordion to transfer their nuclear substance processing facility operating licence
    Record of decision
  • April 4, 2019
    Decision on the request from Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to separate their waste decommissioning licence for Douglas Point, Gentilly-1 and Nuclear Power Demonstration into three licences
    Record of decision
  • September 27, 2018
    Decision on the request to renew Bruce Power’s nuclear power reactor operating licence for the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station
    News release | Record of decision (PDF 768 kb) | Errata (PDF 91 kb)
  • August 8, 2018
    Decision on OPG’s application to renew the operating licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
    News release | Record of decision | Errata (PDF 89 kb)
  • August 1, 2018
    Decision on the request from Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to renew the nuclear research and test establishment decommissioning licence for the Whiteshell Laboratories
    Record of decision

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