CNSC Participant Funding Program decision ‒ CNSC staff meeting with the Ya’thi Nene Land and Resource Office to participate in the CNSC’s Independent Environmental Monitoring Program

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) offered funding under its Participant Funding Program (PFP) to facilitate a meeting between the Ya’thi Nene Land and Resource Office and CNSC staff. The purpose of the meeting was for the Ya’thi Nene Land and Resource Office to participate in the CNSC’s Independent Environmental Monitoring Program related to Cameco Corporation’s Cigar Lake Operation.

The information gathered from the meeting will be included in a relevant Commission member document and presented directly to the Commission.

Background

The CNSC made PFP support available to:

  • enhance Indigenous and stakeholder participation in the CNSC’s environmental assessment and licensing processess
  • help Indigenous peoples, the public and stakeholders bring valuable information to the Commission

A Funding Review Committee (FRC), independent from the CNSC, was established to review the funding application received by the CNSC’s PFP administrator and to make recommendations on the allocation of funding to the applicant.

The FRC member was Steve Burgess, a retired Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency director.

The FRC reviewed the PFP application received by the CNSC, requesting a total of $13,149.11.

Eligibility and funding criteria

For more information on participant funding and how it works, including details on eligibility and funding criteria, please read the PFP guide.

CNSC participant funding decision

The CNSC carefully considered the FRC’s recommendation on the allocation of participant funding for the Ya’thi Nene Land and Resource Office, and approved the reimbursement of up to $13,149.11.

Applicant Maximum amount of available funding
Ya’thi Nene Land and Resource Office $13,149.11
Total $13,149.11

Additional information:

Adam Zenobi
Participant Funding Program Administrator, CNSC
Tel.: 613-415-2814
Email: pfp-pafp@cnsc-ccsn.gc.ca

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