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CNWC Letter to the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson

Dear Minister Wilkinson I am writing to express our appreciation for the unrelenting commitment of the CanadianNuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to ensure Canada’s nuclear facilities...
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Nuclear Fact Sheets

2017 Nuclear Environment

Key Points • Since 1972, Canada’s CANDU nuclear technology has avoided the addition of 2.4 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide and 48.9 million tonnes of...

2017 Nuclear Industry and Regulatory Oversight

Key Points: • Canada’s Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is an independent regulatory agency of the Government of Canada that reports to Parliament through the Ministry of...

2017 Safety in Depth

Key Points: • A “safety in depth” philosophy applies to all aspects of Canada’s nuclear industry. This includes uranium mining, fuel processing and fabrication, harvesting...

2017 Significant Economic Results

Key Points: • Canada’s nuclear industry—uranium mining to decommissioning of nuclear facilities and everything in between, is a mixture of private and public sector participants. Most...

What Is Radiation | Radiation Basics

Key Points • People are exposed to natural and human-made sources of radiation every day. • More than 60 naturally occurring radioactive materials, such as radon...


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