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August 10, 2021
  • Funding to review Cameco application to amend waste facility operating licence for Beaverlodge project
August 3, 2021
  • Funding available to review licence renewal applications for two particle accelerators
July 30, 2021
  • Committee to support Commission in technical and scientific advice on pressure tubes
July 29, 2021
  • New regulatory documents reflect amendments to the Radiation Protection Regulations
July 27, 2021
  • Licensee must get Commission authorization before restarting offline reactors at Darlington and Pickering
July 26, 2021
  • Licensee must get Commission authorization before restarting offline reactors
July 15, 2021
  • Funding available to review three 2020 Regulatory Oversight Reports
July 14, 2021
  • Letters issued requesting further analysis on the continued safe operation of pressure tubes
July 13, 2021
  • CNL’s Environmental Impact Statement for the NSDF is deemed complete
  • Meet the dedicated and hardworking people of the CNSC.
July 8, 2021
  • Discussion paper DIS-21-03, Cyber Security and the Protection of Digital Information, is open for consultation
July 5, 2021
  • Funding available to review two 2020 Regulatory Oversight Reports
June 30, 2021
  • Results show that Canadians and the environment are protected
June 28, 2021
  • The Commission renews Cameco Corporation’s uranium mine licence for Cigar Lake Operation
June 17, 2021
  • Remarks by President Velshi at the Joint Canada–UK Workshop on Diversity and Inclusivity in the Nuclear Sector
June 16, 2021
  • CNSC extends condolences to victim’s family and colleagues
  • Results show Canadians and the environment in the Blind River area are protected
June 15, 2021
  • The Framework articulates our approach to working with Indigenous peoples and their knowledge
June 11, 2021
  • Exemption under Section 7 of the NSCA from Paragraph 24(2)(c) of the NSCA
  • Hear what our expert said about the environmental assessment decision at the Commission hearing
May 28, 2021
  • Visit our timeline of remarkable milestones and explore our history through the decades
May 26, 2021
  • The Commission accepts OPG’s proposal to amend the integrated implementation plan for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station
May 25, 2021
  • The review concludes that the vendor understands regulatory requirements
May 18, 2021
  • Licensing technical review has begun
  • Public hearing will now take place on June 10 and 11, 2021
  • Read the summary of proposed changes
  • The agreement will enhance collaboration and address areas of mutual interest
May 17, 2021
  • Public invited to intervene in Commission hearing in writing for Bruce Power
May 14, 2021
  • Join us for a discussion about DIS-21-02 and proposed amendments to the Nuclear Security Regulations. Register by May 21.
May 12, 2021
  • Commission to consider Saskatchewan Research Council’s application in July
May 6, 2021
  • Researchers explore the health data of 80,000 uranium workers to look for long-term health outcomes
  • Read the National Report on the safety of spent fuel and radioactive waste in Canada
May 4, 2021
  • Funding available to review Ontario Power Generation’s application to allow production of Mo-99
April 28, 2021
  • New deadlines for Port Granby hearing in writing
April 21, 2021
  • Our reports explore the measures put in place by a nuclear facility to protect the environment and the health of people living nearby.
April 20, 2021
  • Read the agenda for the April 27 public meeting
  • Read the agenda for the April 28-29 public hearing
April 19, 2021
  • Commission accepts Cameco’s proposed revised financial guarantee
April 15, 2021
  • DIS-21-02, Proposals to Amend the Nuclear Security Regulations, is open for consultation
April 13, 2021
  • Commission to consider temporary exemption and alternative requirements for certification of Bruce Power personnel
  • Cameco has applied for a 1-year licence renewal of its fuel manufacturing facility in Port Hope, Ontario
April 8, 2021
  • Consultation on discussion paper to review regulatory oversight reports now open
  • Results show Canadians and the environment in northern Saskatchewan are protected
  • Requirements and guidance for applying for any Class II facility and/or prescribed equipment licence
  • CNSC welcomes Randall Kahgee to the Commission
April 7, 2021
  • Draft KI pill working group report
April 1, 2021
  • Register for our April 20 webinar on the upcoming Commission hearing to consider the licence renewal for the project
  • CNSC Response to letter from the Clean Air Alliance
  • Learn more about the latest activities and updates for new nuclear facility projects that are regulated by the CNSC
March 31, 2021
  • Learn about the research and past consultations behind this change
  • Commission’s decision on Toronto and Peterborough facilities’ licences now posted
  • Now open for comments!
March 29, 2021
  • Draft REGDOC-2.9.2, Controlling Releases to the Environment, is open for comment
March 26, 2021
  • CNSC responds to the article published in The Globe and Mail on March 23, 2021
  • Changes align with recently published series of waste regulatory documents
March 23, 2021
  • Learn more about our requirements for the preparation of these important environmental documents
March 22, 2021
  • Learn more about projects and initiatives through our upcoming webinars
March 17, 2021
  • Amendment allows Canadian Nuclear Laboratories to begin active decommissioning
March 15, 2021
  • Register for our March 31 webinar on the licence renewal and beryllium soil sampling around the facility
  • Public hearing will now take place September 29 and 30, 2021
March 11, 2021
  • Nuclear safety post-Fukushima remarks and an op-ed by President Velshi
  • Revised notice for upcoming Commission public hearing
March 8, 2021
  • Cameco has applied to renew its Blind River Refinery operating licence
March 5, 2021
  • Improving gender balance in STEM a top priority for CNSC President Velshi
  • Join our ‘RAD Women in Canada’ webinar cohosted by the Canadian Radiation Protection Association on April 6, 2021
  • Registration now open for all four sessions
February 25, 2021
  • The Departmental Plan sets out our commitments to protect the health, safety and security of persons and the environment
February 19, 2021
  • President Velshi delivered remarks at the OECD NEA meeting on improving gender balance in nuclear energy
  • Deadline extended for filing an intervention for BWXT Medical Ltd. public hearing
  • CNSC encourages its stakeholders to take part in the NEA survey on public trust
February 12, 2021
  • Results show that Canadians and the environment are protected
February 1, 2021
  • Funding available to review Orano’s licence application to expand its JEB Tailings Management Facility at McClean Lake
  • Funding available to review Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ one-year licence renewal application for its Port Granby Project
January 29, 2021
  • Changes clarify and consolidate information to ensure alignment with international best practices
January 25, 2021
  • Document provides information on the CNSC’s approach to regulating nuclear activities
January 22, 2021
  • See REGDOC-2.2.4, Fitness for Duty, Volume II: Managing Alcohol and Drug Use, Version 3
January 21, 2021
  • Indra L. Maharaj appointed as a permanent, part-time member of the Commission
January 20, 2021
  • Participant funding is available to review Bruce Power’s licence amendment application
  • Commission accepts SRB Technologies’ proposed financial guarantee for the future decommissioning of its Pembroke facility
January 19, 2021
  • Draft REGDOC-2.5.2, Design of Reactor Facilities, Version 2 is open for comment
January 15, 2021
  • The regulatory document facilitates the use of Canada’s Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations, 2015
January 11, 2021
  • Read the agenda for the January 21 meeting
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