2017 News Releases

The Town of Deep River signs interim - Fire Services Agreement with CNL

04-Dec-2017

DEEP RIVER, Ontario, December 04, 2017 – Today Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) and the Town of Deep River signed an historic interim agreement that will see CNL’s Chalk River Laboratories (CRL) Fire Operations provide training, organization and management of the Town’s fire services from December 4, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

CNL announces Near Surface Disposal Facility project update

24-Nov-2017

Chalk River, ON, November 24, 2017 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, announced today that it has requested an amended timeline for its Near Surface Disposal Facility project. CNL is currently working with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to establish a revised schedule for final regulatory submittals, including the submission date for the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

CNL named one of Canada’s 'Top 100 Employers’

08-Nov-2017

Chalk River, ON, November 8, 2017 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, announced today that it has once again been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, the second consecutive year the company has received the national award. Now in its 19th year, the annual competition run by Mediacorp recognizes Canadian employers with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies.

CNL to "ramp up" hiring of science and technology staff

23-Oct-2017

Canada’s national nuclear laboratory announces plans to add nearly two hundred research personnel to support growing demand for nuclear science and technology

CNL releases summary report on Small Modular Reactor RFEOI

17-Oct-2017

Chalk River, ON, October 17, 2017 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, announced today that it has released a summary report to its Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI) on small modular reactors. This initiative yielded responses from 80 organizations around the world, including 19 expressions of interest in siting a prototype or demonstration reactor at a CNL campus. CNL launched the RFEOI this summer to gather feedback and initiate a conversation on the potential for an SMR industry in Canada, and the role CNL can play in bringing SMR technology to market.