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Canada’s nuclear regulator modernizes regulations related to worker protections 

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has amended its Radiation Protection Regulations. The updates take into account the current science on radiation protection, as well as the recommendations of the International Atomic Energy Agency and the International Commission on Radiological Protection.


Nuclear regulator response to COVID-19 pandemic is instrumental in strengthening nuclear safety globally

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

On June 4, Rumina Velshi, President and CEO of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), in her new role as Chair of the Commission on Safety Standards (CSS) created by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), led the 47th meeting of the CSS virtually, joined by more than 20 Member States and key observers from specialized international organizations and relevant non-governmental bodies.


Rumina Velshi, CNSC President and CEO, named Chair of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Commission on Safety Standards

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) recently announced that Rumina Velshi, President and CEO of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), has been named the new Chair of its Commission on Safety Standards (CSS) for a four-year period. Ms. Velshi succeeds Ms. Dana Drábová, President, Czech State Office for Nuclear Security.


International peer review concludes that Canada has strong regulatory practices

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a United Nations agency, has released the results of a report assessing Canada’s framework for nuclear safety, following an Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) mission. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) requested the mission in order to benchmark its regulatory framework against international standards and best practices.


CNSC hosts international mission as part of its commitment to nuclear safety and regulatory excellence

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

Today marks the first day of the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) mission to Canada, hosted by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). Coordinated through the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), an IRRS mission offers a unique opportunity for the CNSC to assess its regulatory activities and infrastructure against international standards and best practices. The mission will run from September 3 to 13, 2019.


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