2020 News Releases

CNL and AECL work together to confront COVID-19


Over the past few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the operations and activities of business, governments and citizens around the world. That is no different for Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL). During this period of unprecedented change and international activity, both organizations have been confronted with difficult and extraordinary decisions that would have seemed hypothetical only a few weeks ago.

CNL preparing for a period of reduced operations


In alignment with actions recommended by the Canadian government and public health authorities, CNL is making preparations to reduce operations at all sites beginning at the close of business tomorrow, Wednesday, March 18 until Monday, April 6.

CNL Statement Regarding COVID-19 Pandemic


Like other organizations across the country, CNL is closely monitoring the status of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada and around the world, and is taking measures to ensure the health and safety of its employees and the general public.

CNL and UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory agree on action plan


Partnership agreement between research laboratories designed to spur collaboration in clean energy, medical isotopes, and waste management and decommissioning.

CNL convenes leaders in nuclear & mining industries to explore future of SMR technology in Canada


Canada’s national nuclear laboratory discusses program to build and test Canada’s first SMR reactor during seminar at PDAC 2020.