Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

January 16, 2008 00:22 ET

President of Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Terminated

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 15, 2008) - At 10:00 p.m. this evening, Linda Keen, President of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, received a letter from the Privy Council Office indicating that the government adopted an Order in Council terminating her designation as President of the Commission, effective immediately. The letter further indicates that she remains a full-time permanent member of the Commission.

Tomorrow, the Standing Committee of Natural Resources has scheduled Ms. Keen as a witness to discuss nuclear safety issues, including safety issues at the Chalk River nuclear reactor. At the present time, it is Ms. Keen's intention to appear before Committee as planned.

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  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
    Aurele Gervais
    Media and Community Relations
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