Thank you for registering for the CNSC's e-consultation platform. Below is an update on current, upcoming, and recently closed consultations. 

Current consultations

The following projects are open for comment:

  1. Discussion Paper DIS-24-01 Proposals to Amend the Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations, 2015 and the Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices Regulations
    1. Open until June 14, 2024
    2. Feedback on comments: June 17 - July 1, 2024
  2. Discussion Paper DIS-24-04, Future Amendments the Nuclear Security Regulations: Granting Peace Officer Powers, Initiating a Complaints Investigation Mechanism, and Transferring of Firearm Ownership to Licensees
    1. Open until July 26, 2024
    2. Feedback on comments: July 29 - August 12, 2024


What’s New

  1. The Upcoming Engagement Opportunities section of Let's Talk Nuclear Safety has been updated to include a link to available Funding Opportunities
  2. REGDOC-2.4.5, Nuclear Fuel Safety and Qualification has been published on the CNSC website

Upcoming Consultations

The following projects are likely to begin consultation in the next 1 - 2 months:

  1. Regulatory Framework Plan 
  2. REGDOC-1.1.4, Licence Application Guide: Licence to Decommission Reactor Facilities

Recently closed consultations

  1. Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act (Imports, Exports and Safeguards)
    1. Closed June 13, 2024
  2. Discussion Paper DIS-24-02, Proposal to amend REGDOC-2.13.2, Import and Export
    1. Closed June 28, 2024
  3. Discussion Paper DIS-24-03, Proposal to amend REGDOC-2.13.1, Safeguards and Nuclear Material Accountancy
    1. Closed June 28, 2024

Consultation process

We welcome your input on regulations, discussion papers, and draft documents, which are made available for public comment for a specified period of time, usually 30, 60, or 120 calendar days. After this period, the projects remain visible for feedback on the comments themselves for 15 calendar days.

Please note that comments submitted, including names and affiliations, are made public and are posted in the official language in which they were received. At the end of the consultation period, we review all public input and prepare a consultation report, summarizing the feedback.

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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at [email protected].