Transport Canada and CNSC Memorandum of Understanding
In 2018, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and Transport Canada renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This MoU updates the previous arrangements in place and reflects current legislation, policies, programs, methods and processes governing the safe transport of radioactive material in Canada.
The CNSC and Transport Canada each have statutory obligations under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, respectively, for regulating the transport of radioactive material in Canada.
For more information, please read the MoU between Transport Canada and the CNSC (PDF)
For more information
- Government-Wide Forward Regulatory Plans
- The Cabinet Directive on Regulation
- Developing and improving federal regulations
- Canada–United States Regulatory Cooperation Council
To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and the Government of Canada’s Open Government website under the "Find a Consultation" option.
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