Notice of public hearing and participant funding offering for the review of Best Theratronics Ltd.’s application to renew its Class IB nuclear substance processing facility operating licence

News release

November 13, 2018 - Ottawa, ON

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 the licence renewal application and the Commission hearing process for Best Theratronics Ltd. (BTL). The CNSC will hold a public hearing on May 16, 2019, to consider the application from BTL to renew its Class IB nuclear substance processing facility operating licence for a period of 10 years. The BTL facility is located in Kanata, Ont.

Through the CNSC’s Participant Funding Program (PFP), up to $35,000 in funding is being made available for the provision of new 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 review of the licence application is January 25, 2019. Apply here:

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 hearing or visit the Public Commission hearings and Participant Funding Program sections of the CNSC website.


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Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

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