News Releases

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.

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.

Note to Media

CNL is able to make available leading Canadian nuclear scientists and engineers to speak to issues topical to the nuclear industry or nuclear science and technology.

To arrange an interview, members of the media are invited to contact:

Patrick Quinn
Director, Corporate Communications