2016 Success Stories

Pan Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

December 15, 2016

Earlier this week, the Prime Minister signed an historic pan-Canadian framework to fight climate change. It is a strategy that is intended to help Canada meet its international commitment to the Paris Agreement. The goal? To decrease greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 30 per cent by 2030 (from our 2005 levels).

ZED-2 “school” wraps up after a successful week

December 15, 2016

Our organization has a long history in supporting science education – be that through the enrichment of the curriculum of schools, the employment of students through co-op programs and summer jobs, by enabling post-doctoral research, or through opening access to our unique facilities and expertise.

CNL named as one of Canada’s Top 100 employers

November 7, 2016

We are proud to announce that Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has been named as one of Canada’s “Top 100 Employers” for 2017.

CNL concludes routine production of molybdenum-99

November 1, 2016

On October 31, CNL's routine production of molybdenum-99 at Chalk River Laboratories (CRL) drew to a close. This was an important milestone event in the life of the organization, having been a world leader in radioisotope production and research for many decades. At its peak, CNL was providing product for more than 20 million diagnostic procedures across the globe each year.

CRL and WL Environmental Management System (EMS) successfully complete re-registration to ISO 14001:2004

August 16, 2016

Testament to our commitment to minimize the environmental footprints resulting of our operations, our CRL and WL's Environmental Management Systems have successfully re-registered to the ISO 14001:2004 standard.