PFP funding opportunities

Participant funding may be available for the matters listed in the table below. Click on the matter of interest to you to see the PFP notice, the application form and all related notices. The Participant Funding Program Guide (PDF) has step-by-step instructions to help you complete your application form.

You can also view funding opportunities related to the CNSC’s list of topics of regulatory interest. The list is designed to encourage experts, researchers, academics and Indigenous groups in choosing relevant topics to present value-added informationFootnote 1 to the Commission as part of its regulatory processes.

To receive updates and news on the Participant Funding Program, subscribe to the CNSC website. Should you experience any difficulties with your subscription, contact the CNSC.

If you have any questions about completing your participant funding application form, contact the CNSC’s PFP administrator.

2016

Name of project Maximum amount* Application deadline
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ Decommissioning of the Whiteshell Reactor #1 Project $100,000 September 30, 2016
Meeting with Hiawatha First Nation Regarding the CNSC’s Independent Environmental Monitoring Program and REGDOC-3.2.2, Aboriginal Engagement N/A N/A
Meeting with Mississauga First Nation About Cameco’s Blind River Refinery and the CNSC’s Independent Environmental Monitoring Program N/A N/A
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ Near Surface Disposal Facility Project $100,000 September 2, 2016
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ Nuclear Power Demonstration Closure Project $100,000 September 2, 2016
Regulatory Oversight Report for Waste Management, Storage and Processing Facilities in Canada: 2015 $35,000 August 26, 2016
Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium Mines, Mills, Historic and Decommissioned Sites $35,000 August 26, 2016
Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2015 $20,000 June 17, 2016
Now closed
Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2015 $35,000 May 6, 2016
Now closed
Regulatory Oversight Report for Nuclear Processing, Small Research Reactor and Class IB Accelerator Facilities: 2015 $25,000 June 30, 2016
Now closed
Port Hope Area Initiative status report $25,000 June 30, 2016
Now closed
Cameco’s Port Hope Conversion Facility licence renewal $50,000 June 30, 2016
Now closed

2015

Name of project Maximum amount* Application deadline
Meeting with Mississauga First Nation regarding Cameco’s Blind River Refinery and the CNSC’s Independent Environmental Monitoring Program N/A N/A
Chalk River Laboratories licence amendment $25,000 January 29, 2016
Now closed
Gentilly-2 nuclear facility licence application $25,000 January 29, 2016
Now closed
Gunnar Remediation Project phase 2 licence hold point $20,000 June 19, 2015
Now closed
Nordion (Canada) Inc. Nuclear Substance Processing Facility operating licence renewal $25,000 May 19, 2015
Now closed
Review of REGDOC-3.2.2, Aboriginal Engagement N/A N/A

2014

Name of project Maximum amount* Application deadline
SRB Technologies (Canada) Inc. Nuclear Substance processing facility operating licence renewal $35,000.00

January 9, 2015

Now closed

Meeting with Mississauga First Nation Regarding Cameco’s Blind River refinery N/A N/A
Ontario Power Generation's Darlington Nuclear Generating Station licence renewal application $75,000.00

April 28, 2014

Now closed

Licensing application for Cameco’s proposed Millennium Mine Project in northern Saskatchewan $50,000.00 February 21, 2014

Now closed

Bruce Power A&B licence renewal applications $75,000.00 January 31, 2014

Now closed

Licensing application for Saskatchewan Research Council's Gunnar Remediation Project $25,000.00 January 31, 2014

Now closed

Meeting with Kineepik Métis Local Inc. #9 regarding the environmental assessment for Cameco’s Key Lake extension project N/A N/A

2013

Name of Project Maximum amount* Application deadline
Re-licensing applications for Cameco's Key Lake uranium mill, Rabbit Lake uranium mine and mill and McArthur River uranium mine $150,000.00 April 15, 2013

Now closed

2012

Name of Project Maximum amount* Application deadline
Cameco Corporation's licence renewal for Cameco's decommissioned Beaverlodge mine/mill site $50,000.00 December 7, 2012

Now closed

Cameco Corporation's licence renewal for Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan $50,000.00 December 7, 2012

Now closed

Ontario Power Generation's licence renewal of the Pickering Nuclear Power Reactor operating licencel $50,000.00 December 7, 2012

Now closed

Environmental assessment of Ontario Power Generation's proposed refurbishment and continued operation of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station $150,000.00 March 30, 2012

Now closed

2011

Name of Project Maximum amount* Application deadline

Cameco Corporation's licence renewal for its Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc. facility in Port Hope

$25,000.00 October 14, 2011

Now closed

Cameco Corporation's licence renewal for its conversion facility in Port Hope

$50,000.00 October 14, 2011

Now closed

Cameco Corporation's licence renewal for its Blind River refinery

$25,000.00 October 14, 2011

Now closed

NB Power's five-year licence renewal for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station $75,000.00 September 9, 2011

Now closed

AECL's five-year licence renewal for Chalk River Laboratories $75,000.00 May 20, 2011

Now closed

* The maximum amount indicated is the total amount of available funding for the matter at hand. Successful applicants may be distributed a portion of available funding based on the merit of their Funding Application.

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Value-added information is new, distinctive and relevant information that contributes to a better understanding of the anticipated effects of a project.

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