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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Participant funding

A funding opportunity is currently available for the review of Bruce Power’s licence renewal application.

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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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The CNSC is proud to be serving Canadians by ensuring nuclear safety in Canada and therefore contributing to Canada's success story.

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CNSC employees have developed a dynamic video to encourage their colleagues to complete the PSES.

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Latest News

October 20, 2017
  • Commission amends the licence to authorize the decommissioning of the university’s SLOWPOKE-2 reactor facility
  • The CNSC and Health Canada agree to consult and cooperate in a number of areas, including occupational radiation exposure and environmental assessments
  • Support for all recommendations in The Nuclear Sector at a Crossroads: Fostering Innovation and Energy Security for Canada and the World.
October 19, 2017
  • Licensee to conduct a review of existing procedures by October 31
October 13, 2017
  • Sulphur furnace ignition failure
  • An overview of the CNSC’s work on the subject of small modular reactors
October 12, 2017
  • Non-compliance related to the security of a portable nuclear gauge used at a work site
October 11, 2017
  • The Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium Mines, Mills, Historic and Decommissioned Sites in Canada: 2015 is now available


Recent Decisions

  • 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
  • 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 | Summary Record of Decision
  • May 30, 2017
    CNSC renews OPG's operating licence for the Western Waste Management Facility
    News release | Record of Decision

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