Audit and Evaluation Reports

The CNSC conducts internal audits and program evaluations to objectively assess the performance of the CNSC in terms of its effectiveness and efficiency in relation to its regulatory mandate, as well as giving advice on related improvement initiatives.

Internal audits

Internal audits provide management with objective assessments of the design and operation of management practices, control systems, and information, in keeping with modern comptrollership principles. Such audits are normally of an assurance nature, making use of criteria that set out what could reasonably be expected, with reporting in writing according to accepted standards.

Audit reports







Archived Internal Audit Reports

Archived and internal audit reports are available upon request. Please contact the Office of Audit and Ethics for assistance in obtaining the documents in PDF format.


  • Follow-up Audit of CNSC's Integrated Action Plan on the Lessons Learned From the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident
  • Audit of Participant Funding Program
  • Audit of Travel, Hospitality, Conference and Event Expenditures


  • Audit of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s Processes for the Certification of Persons Working at Nuclear Power Plants
  • Follow-up Audit of the Implementation of Action Plans in Response to the Checked Source Review
  • Audit of Informal Conflict Management System (ICMS)
  • Audit of Import-Export Licensing


  • Audit of Emergency Management at Class I Nuclear Facilities and Uranium Mines and Mills
  • Audit of IT Asset Management / Follow-up Audit of IT Asset Management
  • Audit of Regulatory Activity Planning Processes

Office of Audit and Ethics
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
280 Slater Street
P.O. Box 1046
Station B
Ottawa, ON
K1P 5S9

Telephone: 1-800-668-5284 (in Canada) or 613-995-5894 (outside Canada)
Fax: 613-995-5086


Evaluations contribute to measuring success and identifying priorities or areas of focus for the performance objectives of the organization. They are conducted for the generation of accurate, objective and evidenced-based information to help managers make sound, more effective decisions on their policies, programs and initiatives and through this provide results for Canadians





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