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Canada’s radioactive waste

Natural Resources Canada is the lead Department responsible for federal radioactive waste policy matters.

Overview of radioactive waste

What is radioactive waste, where it comes from, and how it’s managed in Canada.

Canada’s Policy for Radioactive Waste Management and Decommissioning

Protecting the health, safety and security of people and the environment is the federal government’s top priority.

Inventory of Radioactive Waste

We collect and compile inventory information and data from waste owners and producers and publish the data in a triennial inventory report.

Radioactive waste management: Canada’s international commitments

Canada is a member of several international organizations in order to strengthen nuclear safety at home and abroad.

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