Saskatchewan Research Council SLOWPOKE-2 Research Reactor

Saskatchewan Research Council owns and is licensed to operate the Slowpoke-2 Research Reactor, located in Saskatoon, SK. The CNSC has full-time, dedicated staff who periodically perform inspections to evaluate operations and to verify compliance with regulatory requirements and licence conditions.

Facility information

View of Saskatchewan Research Council's SLOWPOKE-2 Research Reactor Facility

View of Saskatchewan Research Council’s SLOWPOKE-2 Research Reactor Facility

Location: Saskatoon, SK
Licensee: Saskatchewan Research Council
Status: Operating
Type of reactor: Pool
Licence issued: July 1, 2013
Licence expires: June 30, 2023
Start of commercial operation: 1981

Licensing documentation: Request for copy of the Saskatchewan Research Council’s SLOWPOKE-2 licence and licence condition handbook by email

The SLOWPOKE-2 reactor is a 20 kilowatt (thermal) sealed-container in-pool type research reactor located in the Saskatchewan Research Council Analytical and Radiochemical Laboratory located in the Saskatoon Research Park, Saskatoon, SK.

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As part of the CNSC’s regulatory requirements, major licensees must have robust public information and disclosure programs in place. To obtain more information, visit the Saskatchewan Research Council’s  SLOWPOKE-2 website.

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