Notice of public hearing

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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Blueprint 2020

At the CNSC, we’ve weaved Blueprint 2020 into our organizational fabric. It’s part of our safety culture as well as our plans and priorities.

Read the CNSC’s latest progress report.

Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2015

Findings concluded that Canada’s NPPs operated safely during 2015

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Celebrating 150 years as a nation

Canada 150 provides a great opportunity for Canadians to celebrate and be thankful for the safe, thriving and democratic nation we live in and continue to build together.

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CNSC Annual Report – 70 years of nuclear safety in Canada

The CNSC Annual Report features the successful history of the CNSC in working tirelessly over seven decades to ensure that the nuclear industry operates safely.

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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

January 20, 2017
  • A revised agenda for the January 26 public hearing is now available
January 19, 2017
  • The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is inviting comments on additional information for the Deep Geologic Repository, with a deadline of February 17, 2017
  • CNSC to perform pre-licensing vendor design review of LeadCold Reactors Inc. Swedish Advanced Lead Reactor (SEALER) design concept
January 18, 2017
  • Environmental protection programs safeguard our environment, health, safety and security
January 17, 2017
  • Read the CNSC’s latest progress report
January 16, 2017
  • Failure to comply with a licence condition
January 10, 2017
  • Read the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regulatory document REGDOC-3.6, Glossary of CNSC Terminology
  • The interim report of this five-year research from the University of Saskatchewan finds caribou population to be one of the most secure in Canada


Upcoming meetings and hearings

Recent Decisions

  • 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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