CNSC updates on the Invasion of Ukraine by Russia

We’re actively monitoring the events in Ukraine and are working closely with our federal and international counterparts to offer expertise and assistance.

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CNSC statement

March 7, 2022

As we continue to actively monitor the events related to nuclear safety in Ukraine, we want to reassure Canadians that the nuclear power plants in Ukraine remain stable. There is no immediate radiological threat to the areas surrounding these facilities or to Ukraine, neighbouring countries, or Canadians.

We continue to work with our Canadian counterparts and members of the International Nuclear Regulators Association to gather information and to coordinate the assistance provided to both the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Ukrainian nuclear regulator.

The IAEA is the most trusted and credible source of information on nuclear safety in Ukraine, and it continues to monitor and provide regular updates on the status of the country’s nuclear facilities. Follow the IAEA’s accounts on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

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