News

CREATE submits report to Natural Resources Canada for Chalk River National Laboratory (CRNL)

Posted at 10/21/09 - 07:00 AM

CREATE submitted its report to Natural Resources Canada and Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. Gallant said, “CREATE has provided Canadians with a vision of what the future of science at Chalk River could be, by evolving its mission to one of a national laboratory. I intend to make sure the report is widely circulated among my colleagues on Parliament Hill.” 


Image: CREATE presents its report proposing its concept for the future of Chalk River to MP Cheryl Gallant (centre). Left to right: John Hilborn, Gordon Tapp, Zin Tun, and Blair Bromley. 

 

"Chalk River National Laboratory (CRNL): A Vehicle for Mobilizing Science and Technology (S&T) to Canada’s Advantage" is the title of the report CREATE submitted to NRCan on 20 October 2009.

The report is summarized by the following abstract:

In response to the restructuring of AECL and to the need for a new, multi-purpose research reactor, the Chalk River Employees Ad hoc TaskforcE for a national laboratory (CREATE) proposes a vision for the future mission of Chalk River as a national laboratory that will serve Canada. CRNL will be Canada’s premier laboratory for nuclear and related sciences. It will be a resource for researchers from across a broad spectrum, from fundamental sciences to industrial applications, rather than being restricted to research and development (R&D) that is mainly focused on supporting CANDU nuclear power reactors, as is the case today.

The new mission of CRNL will be very outward looking, partnering and impacting at all levels of Canadian society. That outward focus includes several new functions: leading diverse research programs beyond nuclear energy; partnering broadly with universities, industries, and government; commercializing knowledge; providing a training ground for Canada’s future generation of research scientists and engineers; and fostering an science and technology (S&T) culture in Canada. By serving as a unique, major resource for science and industry, CRNL will deliver enduring value for Canada.

Get Our Full Report.

Author: CREATE Working Group info@futurecrl.ca
Comments: 718

Your name: 
Your e-mail: 
Your comment: 
Code:  «

 

Previous Posts
TitleDateSeen
CREATE Disbands - March 201503/20/15 - 10:15 AM16865
CREATE spokesperson honored with Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal05/15/13 - 12:41 PM71851
AECL to move to "GOCO" model03/01/13 - 11:25 AM31502
County and local municipalities support CREATE and Chalk River Laboratories04/16/12 - 05:31 PM51818
In the News: Expressions of Interest in AECL submitted04/12/12 - 05:28 PM47373
CREATE Submits Expression of Interest in AECL03/31/12 - 04:13 PM28342
CREATE Responds to Federal Announcement Over AECL07/03/11 - 09:02 PM32540
Eastern Ontario Wardens Call for Partnership to Support the future Chalk River National Laboratory 04/06/11 - 09:05 PM32259
CREATE Encourages Co-operation Over AECL02/04/11 - 07:19 AM24490
Liberals Claim "Will" to Build Future for AECL12/16/10 - 11:07 AM78632
Senate Bill to Limit Sale of AECL12/01/10 - 10:53 AM29050
Engineers Discuss Opportunities and Pitfalls in AECL Restructuring11/17/10 - 10:44 AM37695
Private Groups Prepare to Bid on a Contract to Operate CRL11/03/10 - 10:26 AM29378
Local Team Sports CREATE Logos08/23/10 - 01:10 PM80401
CREATE Presents to Killaloe-Hagarty-Richards Town Council07/28/10 - 09:06 PM26185
Panel Calls for a New Research Reactor07/15/10 - 11:26 AM21909
Resolution Passed by Renfrew County07/02/10 - 01:13 PM62334
Eastern Ontario Wardens Back CREATE07/02/10 - 09:14 AM40964
Minister Corrects Statement Re: New Multipurpose Reactor06/18/10 - 10:07 AM29506
Deep River Backs CREATE06/09/10 - 10:49 AM49933
CREATE in the News05/26/10 - 07:56 AM18860
Renfrew County Backs CREATE05/27/10 - 07:26 AM23721
Renfrew to Back CREATE05/23/10 - 07:20 AM28838
Another Reply from the Minister of Natural Resources05/17/10 - 07:26 AM46564
CREATE Endorsed by Head, Clara & Maria05/16/10 - 09:01 PM27570
CREATE to present to Renfrew County Council05/10/10 - 10:05 AM25522
Reply from Minister of Natural Resources05/07/10 - 09:57 AM27019
CREATE presents to the Town Council of Deep River04/22/10 - 07:45 AM22030
News for Facebook Users04/15/10 - 09:09 PM71036
CREATE Responds to Federal Announcement on Medical Isotopes04/06/10 - 07:29 AM40517
CREATE in Capital News Online04/06/10 - 07:15 AM36111
CREATE testifies at Parliamentary Committee04/01/10 - 01:59 PM94740
CREATE in World Nuclear News12/02/09 - 01:58 PM27706
Reply from Jack Layton03/10/10 - 01:51 PM28935
Reply from the Prime Minister02/23/10 - 08:58 AM26087
CREATE's Petition in the News02/11/10 - 09:00 AM24632
Employees Support a New Concept to Create Chalk River National Laboratory10/01/09 - 07:00 AM40686
Employee Consultation Meetings09/28/09 - 07:32 PM24796
News feed: RSS feed