IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Review Mission in Canada
A team of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts today completed a two-week mission to review national nuclear security practices in Canada. The International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) was carried out at the request of the Government of the Canada.
The mission reviewed Canada’s nuclear security-related legislative and regulatory framework for nuclear and other radioactive material and associated facilities, as well as security arrangements for the transport of nuclear and other radioactive material and for information and computer security systems. In addition, physical protection systems were reviewed at the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station and the Western Used Fuel Dry Storage Facility as well as at Nordion Inc.’s nuclear substance processing facility in Ottawa and the Nuclear Research Reactor of McMaster University. ….