Nuclear facilities in Canada

Nuclear licensees operate all across Canada. They include uranium mines and mills, uranium processing facilities, nuclear power plants, research reactors, particle accelerators, and nuclear substances processing facilities. All of the following facilities are licensed by the CNSC and are subject to strict regulatory oversight to ensure the safety of the public and the environment.

Province Facility Status Licensee
British Columbia TRIUMF Operating TRIUMF Accelerators Inc.
Manitoba Whiteshell Reactor 1 Decommissioning Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd.
New Brunswick Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station Operating NB Power
Ontario Best Theratronics Limited Operating Best Theratronics Ltd.
Ontario Blind River Refinery Operating Cameco Corporation
Ontario Bruce A and B Nuclear Generating Station Operating Bruce Power
Ontario BWXT Medical Application under review BWXT Medical Ltd.
Ontario BWXT Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Facility, Peterborough Operating BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.
Ontario BWXT Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Facility, Toronto Operating BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.
Ontario Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc. Operating Cameco Corporation
Ontario Chalk River Laboratories Operating Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd
Ontario Darlington New Nuclear Project Licence to prepare site Ontario Power Generation
Ontario Darlington Nuclear Generating Station Operating Ontario Power Generation/td>
Ontario Douglas Point Waste Facility Operating Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd.
Ontario Global First Power Micro Modular Reactor Project Application under review Global First Power
Ontario McMaster Nuclear Research Reactor Operating McMaster University
Ontario Near Surface Disposal Facility Project Application under review Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd.
Ontario Nordion Operating Nordion
Ontario Nuclear Power Demonstration Closure Project Decommissioning Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd.
Ontario Pickering Nuclear Generating Station Operating Ontario Power Generation
Ontario Port Granby Project Remediation Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd.
Ontario Port Hope Project Remediation Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd.
Ontario Port Hope Uranium Conversion Facility Operating Cameco Corporation
Ontario Royal Military College of Canada SLOWPOKE-2 Research Reactor Operating Royal Military College of Canada
Ontario SRB Technologies Operating SRB Technologies (Canada) Inc.
Quebec École Polytechnique de Montréal SLOWPOKE-2 Research Reactor Operating École Polytechnique
Quebec Gentilly-1 Waste Facility Shut down Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd.
Quebec Gentilly-2 Nuclear Facility Shut down Hydro-Québec
Saskatchewan Cigar Lake Mine Operating Cameco Corporation
Saskatchewan Cluff Lake Facility Decomissioning Orano Canada Inc. 
Saskatchewan Key Lake Mill Operating Cameco Corporation
Saskatchewan McArthur River Mine Operating Cameco Corporation
Saskatchewan McClean Lake Mill Operating Orano Canada Inc.
Saskatchewan Rabbit Lake Mine and Mill Operating Cameco Corporation
Saskatchewan Rook I Application under review NexGen Energy Ltd.
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Research Council SLOWPOKE-2 Research Reactor Operating Saskatchewan Research Council
Saskatchewan Wheeler River Application under review Denison Mines Corp.
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