Fort McMurray area forest fires

Regulatory oversight of nuclear substances and radiation devices in the Fort McMurray area

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New timeline of deep geological repository research

This new timeline details all research conducted by the CNSC on deep geological repositories since research started in Canada in 1978 – over 3 decades of study!

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Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2014

Findings presented to the Commission in October 2015 concluded that the use of nuclear substances in Canada is safe.

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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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We want to hear from you!

Through its Participant Funding Program, the CNSC offers funding opportunities for those who wish to participate in its regulatory process. Funding opportunities are currently available for Canadian Nuclear Laboratories projects

Near Surface Disposal Facility Project

Nuclear Power Demonstration Closure Project

CNSC Participant Funding Program

We want to hear from you!

Through its Participant Funding Program, the CNSC offers funding opportunities for those who wish to participate in its regulatory process. Funding opportunities are currently available for projects in the area of Port Hope, Ontario

Port Hope Conversion Facility

Port Hope Area Initiative

CNSC Participant Funding Program - Port Hope

Latest News

May 25, 2016
  • Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ Near Surface Disposal Facility Project
  • Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ Nuclear Power Demonstration Closure Project
May 24, 2016
  • Written comments must be submitted to the CNSC by June 24, 2016
  • Written comments must be submitted to the CNSC by June 24, 2016
  • IAEA Conference on Advancing the Global Implementation of Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation Programs
May 20, 2016
  • Read the public’s comments on Proposal to Amend the Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations
May 19, 2016
  • Presentation titled “Increasing Global Accountability in Nuclear Safety”
May 16, 2016
  • Read the full report of the Operational Safety and Review Team

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Upcoming Public Meetings and Hearings

Recent Decisions

  • April 12, 2016
    CNSC’s decision on OPG’s application to amend the waste facility operating licence for the Darlington Waste Management Facility
    Record of Decision
  • February 18, 2016
    CNSC’s decision on CNL’s application to amend the nuclear research and test establishment decommissioning licence for the Whiteshell Laboratories
    Record of proceedings
  • December 23, 2015
    CNSC renews OPG’s nuclear power reactor operating licence for the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station
    News release | Record of proceedings
  • December 18, 2015
    CNSC’s decision on OPG’s application to amend the power reactor operating licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
    Record of proceedings
  • November 27, 2015
    CNSC’s decision regarding the Gunnar Remediation Project phase 2 hold point
    News release | Record of proceedings
  • September 29, 2015
    CNSC renews Nordion (Canada) Inc.’s nuclear substance processing facility operating licence
    News release

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