Canada – Canada’s nuclear regulator to hold a public webinar on New Brunswick Power’s licence renewal application for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station  

Canada’s nuclear regulator to hold a public webinar on New Brunswick Power’s licence renewal application for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station.

OTTAWA, Ontario, February 25, 2022 – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) would like to invite the media to an upcoming public webinar related to the licence renewal application from New Brunswick Power (NB Power) for the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station.

This webinar follows Part 1 of the public Commission hearing, held on January 26, 2022, and precedes Part 2, which will be held on May 11-12, 2022. (Documents related to Part 1 of the public Commission hearing)

This public webinar will:

provide information on NB Power’s renewal application
deliver a brief summary of CNSC staff’s recommendation to the Commission
explain how the public, Indigenous Nations and communities, and potential intervenors can participate in Part 2 of the hearing on May 11-12, 2022

Date:                 Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Time:                 Noon to 1:30 pm EST (English session)

Details:             The event will be hosted on Zoom

Registration:   Due to limited capacity, all attendees, including media, are asked to pre-register for the webinar. 

Canada – Canada’s nuclear regulator invites media to the public Commission hearing about the Near Surface Disposal Facility proposed for Deep River, Ontario  

Canada’s nuclear regulator invites media to the public Commission hearing about the Near Surface Disposal Facility proposed for Deep River, Ontario

OTTAWA, Ontario, February 16, 2022 – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) would like to inform the media of the upcoming 2-part public hearing related to the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ (CNL’s) Near Surface Disposal Facility (NSDF) proposed for Deep River, Ontario.

Part 1 of the public hearing will be held on February 22, 2022. At that time, the Commission will consider CNL’s application to amend its Chalk River Laboratories site licence to authorize the construction of an NSDF. The Commission will hear presentations from CNL and from CNSC staff.

Part 2 of the public hearing will be held beginning May 31. During Part 2, Indigenous Nations and communities, members of the public, and stakeholders will have the opportunity to present information to the Commission through interventions. Further details on the Part 2 hearing will be provided at a later date.

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Time: 10:45 am (EST)

Join the webcast: Public Commission hearing – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ Near Surface Disposal Facility proposal for Deep River, Ontario – Part 1  (Simultaneous translation will be provided.)

Please refer to the online media kit or contact CNSC Media Relations at the coordinates below for more information.

Canada – Canada’s nuclear regulator to hold a media technical briefing on NB Power’s application to renew its Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station operating licence

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) would like to inform the media about the upcoming public Commission hearing on NB Power’s licence renewal application for its Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station on  November 10, 2021.

In advance of the hearing, the CNSC would like to brief members of the media on its staff’s oversight of plant operations, the requirements of the licensing basis, and how the public and Indigenous communities can participate in the upcoming hearing.  

Date
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Time
10 am EST

Event details
The event will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. To attend the briefing, contact Media Relations at the coordinates below.