Government of Canada now seeking applications for permanent part-time Commission members

Candidates must apply online via the Governor in Council website by January 16, 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 licence application review for AREVA’s McClean Lake Operation

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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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How do you grow the best nuclear regulator in the world?

In striving to be the best nuclear regulator in the world, the CNSC relies on its people – they are the most important assets.

See the infographic that outlines the key human components that help define the CNSC.

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Discover CNSC key behavioural competencies

In its ongoing quest to be the best nuclear regulator, the CNSC has defined the key behavioural competencies that underpin its organizational performance.

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Celebrating 70 years of nuclear safety

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission will be marking its 70th anniversary in 2016.

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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 licence application review for OPG’s Pickering Waste Management Facility

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Latest News

December 9, 2016
  • CNSC to consider an application from GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. to transfer its fuel facility operating licence to BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.
December 8, 2016
  • The report confirms that Ontario's drinking water continues to be among the safest and best protected in the world.
December 7, 2016
  • A revised agenda for the December 14 public meeting is available
December 2, 2016
  • Finnish licensee Posiva ready to begin construction of deep geological repository in Olkiluoto, Finland
  • Candidates must apply online via the Governor in Council website by January 16, 2017
November 30, 2016
  • Licensee must correct non-compliances related to inventory control of sealed nuclear sources
  • SRC allowed to proceed with the remediation of other site aspects at the Gunnar legacy uranium mine site
November 29, 2016
  • Licensee must correct all non-compliances related to training and transport

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Upcoming meetings and hearings

Recent Decisions

  • November 30, 2016
    CNSC removes the Gunnar Remediation Project Phase 2 regulatory hold point
    News release
  • 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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