2017 News Releases

CNL announces new National Innovation Centre for Cyber Security in Fredericton

25-Sep-2017

Fredericton, NB, September 25, 2017 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, announced today that it will establish a new cyber security research facility at Knowledge Park in Fredericton, NB, joining a growing list of companies that are transforming the province into a cyber security research and innovation hub in Canada. CNL’s President and CEO, Mark Lesinski, made the announcement during an economic development event at the University of New Brunswick alongside Deputy Premier Stephen Horsman, from the Government of New Brunswick.

CNL works to strengthen relationships with local businesses

14-Sep-2017

Chalk River, September 14, 2017 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, announced today that it continues to make progress in the pursuit of stronger relationships with its supply chain and the local small business community, as set out in the company’s Long-Term Strategy announced earlier this year. CNL is working to establish higher standards in the procurement of goods and services, in a more timely and cost-effective manner, to support external supply chain vendor needs and to better cultivate supplier relationships.

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories receives OCNI Special Achievement Award

13-Sep-2017

Chalk River, September 13, 2017 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, announced today that its President and CEO, Mark Lesinski, accepted the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) Special Achievement Award on behalf of CNL in recognition of the company’s strong progress in the revitalization of the Chalk River Laboratories nuclear site. The award was presented as part of OCNI Suppliers Day, a networking event held at the Chalk River Laboratories last week that welcomed representatives from more than 50 companies across the Canadian supply chain.

CNL celebrates 60 years of NRU operation

29-Aug-2017

Chalk River, August 30, 2017 – CNL’s National Research Universal (NRU) reactor was a landmark achievement in Canadian science and technology when it went into service on November 3, 1957. Now, 60 years later, as NRU enters its final months of operation, CNL is turning to the community for assistance in celebrating the important role that NRU has played in improving the quality of life of Canadians and people around the world.

CNL receives strong response to small modular reactor RFEOI

18-Aug-2017

Chalk River, August 16, 2017 – Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, announced today that over 70 organizations have submitted responses to its Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) on small modular reactors (SMRs); a strong gesture of support from a broad range of stakeholders representing key areas of a potential SMR industry. 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.