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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.


CNSC invites comments on reporting requirements for waste nuclear substance licensees, Class II nuclear facilities, and users of prescribed equipment and radiation devices

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is opening the comment period on draft REGDOC-3.1.3, Reporting Requirements for Waste Nuclear Substance Licensees, Class II Nuclear Facilities and Users of Prescribed Equipment, Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices. The deadline to submit comments is February 14, 2019.


CNSC issues the detailed Record of Decision for the renewal of Ontario Power Generation’s Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

On December 21, 2018, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) issued the detailed Record of Decision, including the Commission’s reasons for decision for the renewal of Ontario Power Generation Inc.’s (OPG) Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (PNGS). This decision was issued following a two-part public hearing held on April 4, 2018, in Ottawa, Ontario, and from June 25 to 29, 2018, in Pickering, Ontario.


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