On Thursday, February 7, 2019, Rumina Velshi, CNSC President and CEO, appeared before the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources to present on and respond to questions related to the government’s ongoing study of Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts."
Presentations by CNSC Senior Management
Presentation by Ramzi Jammal to the Advanced Reactors Technical Summit VI & Technology Trailblazers Showcase
On January 30, 2019, Ramzi Jammal, CNSC Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer, gave a presentation to the Advanced Reactors Technical Summit VI & Technology Trailblazers Showcase at the University of California in San Diego. The presentation was titled "Advanced Reactor Projects in Canada: Regulatory Status and Perspectives".
Mr. Jammal’s presentation provided an overview of the CNSC’s regulatory approach to small modular reactors (SMRs), as well as the CNSC’s regulatory readiness and pre-licensing vendor design review process. In his presentation, Mr. Jammal also discussed how the CNSC and the Government of Canada are collaborating and sharing information on SMR technologies with a number of countries.