Do you have questions about the CNSC's role in the proposed licensing of BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.?

Learn more about the roles of the Commission and CNSC's staff in the licensing process along with other questions pertaining to the BWXT's licensing in our latest FAQs.

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Open houses in Toronto and Peterborough: BWXT's licence renewal request

BWXT is seeking licence renewal. Come talk with CNSC staff on January 22 and 23, 2020 to learn more.

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CNSC formalizes its relationship with the Métis Nation of Ontario

The CNSC and the Métis Nation of Ontario signed Terms of Reference to collaborate and address areas of interest or concern raised by their community.

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Memorandum of Cooperation between the CNSC and the U.S. NRC

The CNSC and U. S. NRC sign a Memorandum of Cooperation to enhance technical reviews of advanced and small modular reactor technologies

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January 23, 2020
  • CNSC inspection identifies instances of non-compliance with regulatory requirements
January 22, 2020
  • Results are in line with those from 2014, 2016 (Toronto only) and 2018 and show Canadians and the environment near these facilities continue to be protected.
January 17, 2020
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  • REGDOC-3.5.2 provides information about making, receiving, reviewing, appealing and redetermining orders.
January 16, 2020
  • Roles and responsibilities in a nuclear emergency
  • The amended agreement updates existing administrative procedures for cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
January 15, 2020
  • Regarding recent media stories on extension of operations, any request to operate beyond December 31, 2024 requires Commission approval. The CNSC has not received an application.
January 12, 2020
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