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

News Release

June 19, 2017 – Ottawa, ON

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.

The CNSC will hold a public meeting in Ottawa, Ontario on December 13–14, 2017, where CNSC staff will present the report to the Commission. The report provides CNSC staff’s assessment of the 2016 safety performance of licensees and their facilities authorized by the CNSC for the processing of uranium and nuclear substances.

A total of $25,000 is being offered for the provision of new, distinctive and valuable information, through informed and topic-specific written submission to the Commission.

The deadline for submitting a completed participant funding application form to the CNSC is August 21, 2017.

The CNSC regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect health, safety, security and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.

For more information, view the notice of public meeting or visit the public Commission meetings and Participant Funding Program sections of the CNSC website.

Quick Facts

  • Radiation protection measures were effective and radiation doses to workers remained as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA).

  • No worker received a radiation dose that exceeded the regulatory limit.

  • Environmental protection programs were effective in protecting the public and the environment.

  • Conventional health and safety programs were effective in protecting workers from injuries and accidents.


Aurèle Gervais
Media Relations
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

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