CNSC Participant Funding Program Decision - CNSC Staff Meeting with Mississauga First Nation Regarding the CNSC’s Regulatory Oversight Role for Cameco’s Blind River Refinery Facility and Decommissioned Uranium Mine Sites in the Elliot Lake Region
CNSC Participant Funding Program Decision (PDF 158 KB)
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) offered funding under its Participant Funding Program (PFP) to facilitate a meeting on October 23, 2018 between Mississauga First Nation and CNSC staff. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the CNSC’s regulatory oversight role regarding Cameco’s Blind River Refinery facility and decommissioned uranium mine sites in the Elliot Lake region.
The information gathered from the meeting will be included in a relevant Commission member document and presented directly to the Commission.
The CNSC made PFP support available to:
- enhance Indigenous and stakeholder participation in the CNSC’s environmental assessment and licensing processes
- help stakeholders bring valuable information to the Commission
A funding review committee (FRC), independent from the CNSC, was established to review the funding application received by the CNSC’s PFP administrator, and to make recommendations on the allocation of funding to the applicant.
The FRC had one member, Mr. Steve Burgess, retired Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Director.
The CNSC received one PFP application requesting $1,670 and this was reviewed by the FRC.
Eligibility and funding criteria
For more information on participant funding and how it works, including details on eligibility and funding criteria, please read the PFP guide (PDF 616 KB).
CNSC participant funding decision
The CNSC carefully considered the FRC’s recommendation on the allocation of participant funding for Mississauga First Nation to meet with CNSC staff, and approved the reimbursement of up to $1,670.
|Applicant||Maximum amount of available funding|
|Mississauga First Nation||$1,670|
Participant Funding Program Administrator, CNSC
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