Participant funding for the CNSC Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2015

Participant funding offering for CNSC Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2015 open from April 8, 2016 to May 6, 2016.

Participant funding notice

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is offering participant funding to assist members of the public, Aboriginal groups and other stakeholders in reviewing CNSC staff’s Regulatory Oversight Report for Canadian Nuclear Power Plants: 2015 (2015 NPP Report), and submitting comments to the Commission.

The CNSC will hold a public meeting on August 17 or 18, 2016 in Ottawa, ON, during which CNSC staff will present the 2015 NPP Report to the Commission. This report provides the CNSC staff’s assessment of the Canadian nuclear power industry’s safety performance during the 2015 calendar year and details the progress of regulatory issues and initiatives up to April 30, 2016. The Commission will be accepting written submissions on the 2015 NPP Report from the public.

Participant funding up to $35,000 is being offered for the provision of new, distinctive and valuable information, through informed and topic-specific written submissions to the Commission.

To apply for participant funding, interested parties must fill out and return the Participant Funding Application Form. Certain terms and conditions apply. Submit the application form by:

  • Email: cnsc.pfp.ccsn@canada.ca
  • Mail: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
    c/o: Participant Funding Program Administrator
    P.O. Box 1046, Station B
    280 Slater Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 5S9
  • Fax: 613-995-5086

The deadline to submit a participant funding application is May 6, 2016. Please note that late or incomplete funding applications will not be considered.

A funding review committee, independent of the CNSC, will consider all applications for funding and make recommendations on the allocation of funds.

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, visit the Public Commission meetings and Participant Funding Program sections of the CNSC website.

For questions about this specific funding opportunity, contact:

Adam Levine
Participant Funding Program Administrator
613-947-6382
1-800-668-5284
cnsc.pfp.ccsn@canada.ca