Participant Funding for the CNSC Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2016

Participant funding for the Regulatory Oversight Report on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2016 will be open from May 1, 2017 to June 26, 2017.

Participant funding notice

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 on the Use of Nuclear Substances in Canada: 2016, and submitting written comments to the Commission.

The CNSC will hold a public meeting on October 11–12, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, during which CNSC staff will present the report to the Commission. The report provides CNSC staff’s assessment of the 2016 safety performance of 1,584 licensees holding a total of 2,233 licences authorized by the CNSC for the use of nuclear substances and prescribed equipment in the medical, industrial, academic and research, and commercial sectors.

A total of $20,000 in participant funding 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 June 26, 2017. 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