Notice of public meeting and participant funding offerings for the review of two regulatory oversight reports

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The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist Indigenous peoples, members of the public and stakeholders to participate in the review of two regulatory oversight reports at a public meeting on October 3–4, 2018. The two reports are:

  • Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2017. This report presents CNSC staff’s assessment of the safety performance of licensees in the medical, industrial, academic and research, and commercial sectors that used nuclear substances in Canada in 2017, and information on the radiation doses received by workers engaged in this type of CNSC-licensed activity. It will also include an update on the nuclear substance waste sector for 2016 and 2017. Read more.
  • Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Generating Sites: 2017. This report presents CNSC staff’s assessment of the Canadian nuclear power industry’s safety performance during the 2017 calendar year and provides details on the progress of certain regulatory issues and initiatives in 2018. It will also cover the assessment of the safety performance of both nuclear power plants (NPPs) and waste management facilities (WMFs) located at the nuclear power generating sites. For the WMFs, the assessment will cover both the 2016 and the 2017 calendar years. Read more.

Through the CNSC’s Participant Funding Program (PFP), the following funding is being made available for the provision of new, distinctive and valuable information, through informed and topic-specific interventions to the Commission:

The deadline for submitting a completed PFP application form to the CNSC for the regulatory oversight reports is June 29, 2018.

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 notices of public meeting or visit the Public Commission meetings and Participant Funding Program sections of the CNSC website.

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Aurèle Gervais
Media Relations
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

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