The CNSC offers a range of videos to explain different elements of the fields we regulate.
Visit the CNSC's YouTube Channel. Check out the CNSC videos explaining the nuclear sector in Canada, and how it remains safe through our regulations. You can explore our "Ask an Expert" video playlists, or catch up on past Commission hearings and meeting presentations.
CNSC 15th Anniversary
In November 2015, Mr. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, extended his congratulations to the CNSC for its 15th anniversary through this video. The CNSC was established in 2000 under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act to replace the Atomic Energy Control Board, which was Canada’s nuclear regulator for more than 50 years.
How the CNSC Regulates
This video explains how the CNSC regulates Canada’s nuclear industry.
Positive Void Coefficient of Reactivity and CANDUs
The void coefficient of reactivity ─ not exactly your dinner table discussion topic, and chances are you’ve never heard of it. What’s important to know is that it is a well-known characteristic that is understood by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. A CNSC expert explains.
The CNSC's Hearing Process
Want to know more about the CNSC's hearing process? This video explains how Commission hearing's work, how members of the public can get involved and more.
Participant Funding Program
Interested in finding out more about the CNSC’s Participant Funding Program (PFP)? The CNSC just launched a video that explains how we provide financial assistance through our PFP program to help get the public involved in our regulatory activities. Find out how the PFP works, who can apply, what are eligible expenses, and more.
Independent Environmental Monitoring Program
The CNSC launched its Independent Environmental Monitoring Program to verify that public health and the environment around licensed nuclear facilities are safe. Find out how it works.
Nuclear in your neighbourhood
Discover how the CNSC makes sure that nuclear activities, and the facilities where they take place, are safe for Canadians and the environment.
Nuclear power plant refurbishment
This video presents an overview of CNSC's role in regulating the refurbishment of nuclear power plants in Canada.
Radiation and Health
The CNSC continues to explain radiation in simpler terms. The Radiation and Health video takes you beyond the tiny world of the atom to explore sources of radiation, the concept of dose, and how radiation affects the body and health.
The CNSC has developed a new educational video explaining how nuclear technology is used safely in industrial applications. The video is part of the suite of CNSC educational resources designed for Canadian students.
Fukushima-related health questions
Ask an Expert video series — The CNSC addresses some of the many questions asked by the public following the Fukushima accident. In these videos, CSNC staff experts answer common health-related questions in simple language:
Post-Fukushima Improvements to Nuclear Power Plants
Ask an Expert video series — This video explains some of the improvements made to nuclear power plants in Canada in response to the lessons learned from the Fukushima accident.
Impact of Fukushima on Canada's Nuclear Regulation
Ask an Expert video series — This video explains some of the enhancements made to Canada's nuclear regulatory framework in order to integrate the lessons learned from the Fukushima accident.
Medical uses of nuclear technologies
The CNSC has developed a new educational video explaining how nuclear technology is used safely in medical applications. The video is part of the suite of CNSC educational resources designed for Canadian students.
What is Radiation?
The CNSC has produced a new video designed to demystify radiation – we answer the question What Is Radiation? The video features CNSC experts explaining the basics of radiation in simple terms – what it is, the different types, radioisotopes, and radioactive decay.
Nuclear in Canada
The CNSC has created a new educational video explaining how nuclear energy and materials are used safely in Canada, and the role of the CNSC as regulator. The video is part of the suite of CNSC educational resources designed for Canadian students.
Ramzi Jammal presents at the 59th IAEA General Conference
On September 17, 2015, CNSC Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer Ramzi Jammal spoke at the 59th International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference in Vienna, Austria. The CNSC was a contributor to the IAEA Director General's report, The Fukushima Daiichi Accident and its five technical volumes, released on August 31, 2015. As co-chair of the working group for Technical Volume 1/5, Description and Context of the Accident, Mr. Jammal spoke about key events that happened before, during and after the accident.
Ramzi Jammal presents at the 27th Annual Regulatory Information Conference
On March 11, 2015, Ramzi Jammal, CNSC Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer, spoke at the 27th Annual Regulatory Information Conference held in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. The presentation focused on lessons learned from the Fukushima Daiichi accident – the Canadian experience.