2020 News Releases

CNEA awarded four year contract extension for the management and operation of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories


I am pleased to inform you that our client, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) has exercised its option under the Site Operating Contract (SOC) for a four-year extension beyond the initial 6-year term. Under the Government-owned, Contractor-operated (GoCo) model, CNL provides management and operations services to our client, AECL.

CNL & Moltex Energy partner on SMR fuel research


Funded through CNL’s Canadian Nuclear Research Initiative, new research project will explore innovative fuel processing and development.

CNL extends period of reduced operations


Following a review of the current COVID-19 pandemic conditions, as well as CNL’s operational needs at all locations, we are extending the current period of reduced operations up to 2020 May 4. All current remote work and administrative leave arrangements will remain in place.

Joe McBrearty named President & CEO at CNL as Mark Lesinski successfully completes leadership term


Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Joe McBrearty as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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.