Regulatory action – Issued to multiple licensees: Class I nuclear facilities and uranium mines and mills

Under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act and associated regulations, various levels of regulatory action can be taken by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to protect the health, safety and security of Canadians and the environment.

The CNSC posts regulatory enforcement actions on its website for two years. After two years, from the time of issue the content is removed from the website.

2016

February 25, 2016

CNSC request for action to select Class 1A and 1B nuclear facilities and uranium mines and mills in Canada pursuant to subsection 12(2) of the General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations

The CNSC has issued a request for action, pursuant to subsection 12(2) of the General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations, requiring all uranium mines and mills and select Class 1A and 1B nuclear facilities (nuclear laboratories, research reactors, nuclear substance processing facilities and nuclear waste facilities) to undertake a review of their reporting processes.

A letter was sent to the following licensees with action requested by March 31, 2016:

  • AREVA Resources Canada Inc.
  • Best Theratronics Ltd.
  • Cameco Corporation
  • Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
  • Corporation de l’École Polytechnique
  • Denison Mines Corp.
  • GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.
  • McMaster University
  • Nordion Inc.
  • Ontario Power Generation
  • Rio Algoma Ltd.
  • Royal Military College of Canada
  • Saskatchewan Research Council
  • SRB Technologies (Canada) Inc.
  • University of Alberta
  • Université de Montréal