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Industry organizations

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Canadian Nuclear Association

The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) is a non-profit organization established in 1960 to represent the nuclear industry in Canada and promote the development and growth of nuclear technologies for peaceful purposes.

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Canadian Nuclear Society

The Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS) is dedicated to the exchange of information in the field of applied nuclear science and technology. This encompasses all aspects of nuclear energy, uranium, fission and other nuclear technologies such as occupational and environmental protection, medical diagnosis and treatment, the use of radioisotopes, and food preservation. This site has many links to Canadian and foreign nuclear sites.

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CANDU Owners Group

The CANDU Owners Group (COG) is a Canadian not-for-profit corporation funded by its members in seven countries worldwide to achieve excellence through collaboration in CANDU and advanced nuclear technologies to meet the world’s goals for clean, abundant energy.

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Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) was incorporated in 1979 by several privately owned Canadian manufacturers and engineering consultants. Its purpose was to promote companies in the Canadian private sector engaged in the supply of goods and services for CANDU and LWR nuclear power plants in domestic and export markets. In doing so, it provided a focal point for industrial collaboration on matters that are of vital importance to its members.

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Women in Nuclear

Women in Nuclear (WiN) is a global association of women and men supporting and encouraging women working in the nuclear industry, particularly energy and radiation applications. WiN Canada was formed in 2004 and has been working to support the objectives of WiN Global by emphasizing and supporting the role that women can and do have in addressing public concerns about nuclear energy and the application of radiation and nuclear technology. WiN Canada also works to provide an opportunity for women to succeed in the industry through initiatives such as mentoring, networking, and other personal development opportunities.


Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect health, safety, security and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.

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International Atomic Energy Agency

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is the world’s central intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical co-operation in the nuclear field. It works for the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology, contributing to international peace and security and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Education resources

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Asian Network for Education in Nuclear Technology

Asian Network for Education in Nuclear Technology (ANENT) is set up to promote, manage and preserve nuclear knowledge and to ensure the continued availability of talented and qualified human resources in the nuclear field in the Asian region and to enhance the quality of the resources for the sustainability of nuclear technology.

Canadian Nuclear FAQ

An unofficial and privately-maintained list of Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQ’s) regarding CANDU reactors and nuclear power generation in Canada. It is designed to meet general as well as technical interest needs.



CANTEACH is a knowledge repository that provides high quality technical documentation relating to the CANDU nuclear energy system. This information is public and is intended for use in various aspects of education, training, design and operation.

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International Nuclear Information System

The International Nuclear Information System (INIS) hosts one of the world’s largest collections of published information on the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. INIS is a unique and valuable information resource, offering global coverage of nuclear literature. INIS is operated by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in collaboration with its Member States and co-operating international organizations. The IAEA, based in Vienna, Austria, is an autonomous organization within the United Nations System.

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International Nuclear Library Network

The International Nuclear Library Network (INLN) is initiated by CNL Library Services and IAEA Library to support the global nuclear knowledge management initiative and to promote international co-operation among nuclear libraries. Nuclear libraries are invited to join the Network to engage in activities mutually beneficial to all. A prototype Web Site for the Network has been set up to help potential participants understand the mandate, mission and scope of the Network.

This website contains a wealth of Canadian nuclear education information, including a Who’s Who page and a Career page.

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Nuclear Engineering portal

Your entry point to the Canadian Nuclear Enterprise. The Canadian Nuclear Enterprise is comprised of a number of interrelated but independent entities. The intent of this site is to be the best and most comprehensive arms length single point of entry to all aspects of the Canadian Nuclear Enterprise. This site is wiki-based so you can add your contributions to the site. It also features a list of introductory nuclear educational materials.

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Nuclear Technology Education Consortium

Nuclear Technology Education Consortium (NTEC) is a consortium of UK universities and other institutions providing postgraduate education in Nuclear Science & Technology.

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World Nuclear University

The WNU network – spanning some 30 nations and coordinated from a small headquarters – will comprise highly regarded universities and research centres with strong programmes in nuclear science and engineering.

Government organizations

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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) funds visionaries, explorers and innovators who are searching for the scientific and technical breakthroughs that will benefit our country. We are Canada’s largest supporter of discovery and innovation. We work with universities, colleges, businesses and not-for-profits to remove barriers, develop opportunities and attract new expertise to make Canada’s research community thrive. We give Canadian scientists and engineers the means to go further because we believe in research without borders and beyond frontiers.

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Nuclear Energy Agency

The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) assists its member countries in maintaining and further developing, through international co-operation, the scientific, technological and legal bases required for a safe, environmentally friendly and economical use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. To provide authoritative assessments and to forge common understandings on key issues as input to government decisions on nuclear energy policy and to broader OECD policy analyses in areas such as energy and sustainable development.