2016–17 CNSC Annual Report – Safety First

The 2016–17 CNSC Annual Report features regulatory information from all steps of the nuclear cycle and highlights the CNSC’s work to ensure that the nuclear industry operates safely.

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Participant funding

A funding opportunity is currently available for the review of OPG’s licence renewal application for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.

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Notice of public hearing to consider Bruce Power’s application

In 2018, the CNSC will hold a two-part public hearing to consider an application from Bruce Power to renew the operating licence for the Bruce A and Bruce B nuclear generating stations.

Requests to intervene must be filed by April 16, 2018.

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Notice of public hearing to consider Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ application

In January 2018, the CNSC will consider an application from Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to renew the Chalk River Laboratories operating licence.

Requests to intervene must be filed by December 11, 2017.

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Latest News

November 22, 2017
  • This conference will be held from October 15–18, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Meet Canada’s nuclear regulator on December 4 and 5
November 21, 2017
  • A United Kingdom Nuclear Institute perspective on the UK’s nuclear industry landscape
  • Commission amends the licences to incorporate activities previously authorized under a nuclear substances and radiation devices licence
November 20, 2017
  • Funding available for Indigenous, public, and stakeholder participation
  • CNSC’s Kathleen Heppell-Masys concludes the five-day conference as President.
  • Read about how Canada’s nuclear power plants performed in 2016.


Recent Decisions

  • October 26, 2017
    Decision on Ontario Power Generation’s request to amend the operating licences for the Darlington and Pickering Nuclear Generating Stations
    Record of decision
  • September 22, 2017
    Decision on the request from University of Alberta to amend its non-power reactor licence for the decommissioning of the SLOWPOKE-2 reactor facility
    Record of decision | Erratum
  • September 14, 2017
    Decision on Hydro-Québec’s proposed financial guarantee for the Gentilly-2 nuclear facility and radioactive waste management facilities
    Record of decision
  • August 10, 2017
    Decision on Best Theratronics Ltd.’s proposed revised financial guarantee for the decommissioning of its facility
    Record of decision
  • June 29, 2017
    CNSC renews AREVA's operating licence for the McClean Lake Operation
    News release | Summary Record of decision
  • June 15, 2017
    CNSC renews NB Power's operating licence for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station
    News release | Record of decision

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