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Convention on Nuclear Safety Attains New Level of Transparency

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

Ramzi Jammal, elected President of the Seventh Review Meeting for the Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS), and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer, is pleased to announce that for the first time since the CNS was established in 1996, the national reports of all the Contracting Parties have been made publicly available on the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) website.


Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission renews McClean Lake Operation operating licence

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced its decision to renew AREVA’s Uranium Mine Operating Licence for the McClean Lake Operation (MLO) for a 10-year period. This decision was made following a public hearing held on June 7 and 8, 2017 in La Ronge, SK. The licence will be valid from July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2027.


Notice of public meeting and participant funding offering for the CNSC Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium Mines and Mills and Decommissioned Sites in Canada: 2016

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist members of the public, Indigenous groups and other stakeholders in reviewing CNSC staff’s Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium Mines and Mills and Decommissioned Sites in Canada: 2016, and submitting written comments to the Commission.


Notice of public meeting and participant funding offering for the CNSC Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium and Nuclear Substance Processing Facilities in Canada: 2016

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist members of the public, Indigenous groups and other stakeholders in reviewing CNSC staff’s Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium and Nuclear Substance Processing Facilities in Canada: 2016, and submitting written comments to the Commission.


CNSC renews New Brunswick Power Corporation’s Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced today its decision to renew New Brunswick Power Corporation’s (NB Power) Nuclear Power Reactor Operating Licence for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station (PLNGS), located on the Lepreau Peninsula, NB. This decision was made following a two-part public hearing held on January 26, 2017 in Ottawa, ON and on May 9–11, 2017 in Saint John, NB. The licence will be valid from July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2022.


Notice of public hearing and participant funding offering for the review of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ licence renewal application

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist members of the public, Indigenous groups and other stakeholders in reviewing an application and associated documents from Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) for the renewal of its nuclear research and test establishment operating licence for the Chalk River Laboratories (CRL). A total of $75,000 is being offered to assist stakeholders in providing new, distinctive and valuable information, through informed and topic-specific written submissions to the Commission.


Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission renews the Western Waste Management Facility operating licence

| Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission | news releases

Following a public hearing held on April 12, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced today its decision to renew Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) waste facility operating licence for the Western Waste Management Facility (WWMF), located in the Municipality of Kincardine, Ontario. The licence will be valid from June 1, 2017 until May 31, 2027.


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