Success Stories

Celebrating six decades of science, and preparing for many more

10-Nov-2017

Based around the Chalk River Laboratories, in a quiet corner of the province of Ontario adjacent to the Ottawa River, the team at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (now Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL)) has made a real difference in the lives of people across Canada and around the globe. Serving as the cornerstone of that research for that past 60 years is the National Research Universal, or NRU reactor.

Strengthening our commitment to sustainability

25-Aug-2017

CNL’s Environment Policy (900-509200-POL-001) has recently been amended to include a clear commitment to sustainability with the addition of the following statement: “We set sustainability objectives and targets for energy efficiency, clean energy utilization, waste management and conservation of resources to support continual improvement of our performance.”

CNL releases exciting vision for the Chalk River Laboratories

25-Apr-2017

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) is announcing its long-term strategy and vision for the future of Canada’s premier nuclear laboratory. This is an exciting step for CNL, and one which many across Canada’s scientific and nuclear community have been waiting for. This strategy outlines a vision for CNL over the next ten years, which positions the organization as a global leader in nuclear science and technology; an organization that is commercially successful, respected for its scientific capabilities, and home to world-leading expertise based out of a modern, efficient and collaborative campus environment.

CNL projects highlighted in DRDC announcement

30-Mar-2017

Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), in partnership with Public Safety Canada (PSC), has selected 26 new science and technology projects for negotiations; CNL is heavily involved in three of these projects. Project proposals have been selected following the May 2016 Call for Proposals for the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP).

CNL to play a key role in fuelling deep space exploration

08-Mar-2017

People may soon be able to look to the stars and take pride knowing that Canada played a key role in future space exploration. Recently, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its venture arm, Canadian Nuclear Partners, announced their participation in a project to produce isotopes in support of deep space exploration; a project that relies on CNL to play an important role.