Participant funding for the Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc. licence renewal application
This participant funding offering is open from March 7 to May 6, 2022.
Participant funding notice
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) will hold a public hearing on November 23-24, 2022, to consider a licence renewal application from Cameco Corporation (Cameco) for its Cameco Fuel Manufacturing Inc. (CFM) facility. The CFM facility is located in Port Hope, Ontario, and on the traditional territory of the Mississauga Anishnaabeg, Wendat and the territory covered by the Williams Treaties.
The CNSC is offering participant funding to assist Indigenous Nations and communities, members of the public, and stakeholders in reviewing Camecoâ€™s application and associated documents, and in participating in the Commission hearing process by providing topic-specific interventions to the Commission.
Up to $75,000 in participant funding will be disbursed among all eligible applicants for the provision of new, distinctive and valuable information through informed and topic-specific interventions to the Commission. Funding will be awarded for the review of documentation, including CNSC staffâ€™s documents and Camecoâ€™s Commission member documents, and for participation in the public Commission hearing. Funding for travel to the Commission hearing is within the scope of this opportunity. However, due to potential travel restrictions or limitations relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission will announce at a later date whether there will be in-person oral presentations at the Commission hearing.
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
c/o Participant Funding Program administrator
P.O. Box 1046, Station B
280 Slater Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5S9
Deadline for submitting a participant funding application: May 6, 2022.
A Funding Review Committee that is independent of the CNSC will consider all applications for funding and make recommendations on the allocation of funds.
For questions about this specific funding opportunity, contact:
Participant Funding Program Administrator
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