Radiation dose limits, release limits and action levels

Clarifications on key terms used by the CNSC


New infographic on nuclear medicine

This infographic features some examples of common radioisotopes that have transformed medicine as we once knew it.

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The CNSC offers funding opportunities, through its Participant Funding Program, for those who wish to participate in its regulatory process. Funding opportunities are currently available for the review of SRB Technologies’ licence renewal for its tritium processing facility in Pembroke, Ontario.

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Final Nunavut Impact Review Board hearing on Kiggavik Project environmental assessment

The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) has announced its final hearing on the environmental assessment for the Kiggavik Project proposal by AREVA Resources Inc. The Kiggavik Project is a proposed uranium mining and milling operation located in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut approximately 80 km west of the community of Baker Lake.


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December 22, 2014
  • Learn about sources, dose and how radiation affects the body
December 19, 2014
  • CNSC to consider an application from NB Power, Bruce Power and OPG to amend their respective power reactor operating licences
  • CNSC to consider an application from OPG to amend Darlington’s power reactor operating licence
December 17, 2014
  • CNSC announces that NB Power completed all required fire protection upgrades to the Point Lepreau Generating Station.
December 12, 2014
  • A revised agenda for the public meeting being held on December 17 and 18, 2014 in Ottawa is now available.
December 11, 2014
  • Consultation on discussion paper DIS-14-02, Modernizing the CNSC’s Regulations, is extended until May 29, 2015.
December 8, 2014
  • The company failed to comply with the Nuclear Safety and Control Act (carrying on a prescribed activity without or contrary to a licence).
December 5, 2014
  • The agenda for the public meeting being held on December 17 and 18, 2014 in Ottawa is now available.

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