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Environmental protection

Calian has significant expertise in modelling and assessing the radiological impact of nuclear facilities and activities on the environment. We have performed several full-scope environmental impact assessments for new and existing nuclear facilities, changes in plant configuration, waste management programs and licensing renewals. 
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Radiation protection

Calian provides support to the nuclear industry, government and defence organizations for the development, implementation and certification of radiation protection and dosimetry programs. Our team has extensive experience in designing radiation shielding and evaluating its effectiveness for all forms of ionizing radiation (i.e., alpha, beta, gamma and neutrons). 
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Decommissioning and waste management

We have expertise in planning, performing, and evaluating the results of final status and characterization surveys in accordance with industry best practices (MARSSIM, MARSAME, CSA, EPRI) including development of conceptual, preliminary, and detailed decommissioning plans, historical site assessments and walk-downs to support scoping, waste stream definition, and health and safety planning, and support for decommissioning activities.
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Regulatory affairs and licensing

Calian has extensive knowledge of nuclear regulatory requirements and standards, as well as comprehensive experience in supporting regulatory activities both in Canada and internationally, including the interpretation of regulatory requirements, development of a licensing strategy and providing support throughout its execution, as well as documenting a licensing basis in a safety case or a safety report.  
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Emergency preparedness and training

Calian Nuclear is a leader in the provision of nuclear emergency management programs, training and exercises. We offer a full lifecycle approach to the conduct of drills and exercises, on both national and international platforms, by supporting the design, development, facilitation and evaluation of these exercises. Our team also has extensive expertise in the development of nuclear emergency management programs in compliance with regulatory, provincial, and federal requirements.

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Nuclear safety analysis

Our team can support your facility’s nuclear safety and licensing activities. We provide comprehensive services including: HAZID, FMEA, on-site and off-site dose consequences, shielding evaluations, criticality evaluations, licensing requirements, regulatory compliance, and internal process compliance. Our team brings experts in safety analysis codes including: SCALE/ORIGEN, MCNP, MicroShield, ADDAM-IST and MACCS. 
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Systems engineering and robotics

We provide a full range of systems engineering capabilities including complete system design, development and deployment of automated inspection and maintenance equipment, sensor development and integration, control system upgrades, post-delivery operations support, as well as specialized engineering support and consultancy for safety, reliability, design methodology and failure assessment. 

Our team applies this knowledge in research and development projects to create innovative robotics solutions to support outage reductions, improved maintenance, and radiation protection applications.

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Project management and project controls

We have a strong track record as prime contractor for nuclear projects, with extensive experience and resources to provide oversight, project management, and project controls services. This includes: developing, baselining and maintaining project schedules in Primavera, preparation of project dashboards to communicate key performance indicators, resource loading and levelling, critical path analysis, risk identification through subject matter expert workshops, development of robust risk mitigation plans and maintenance of project risk registers, cost management and control, and development, implementation, and training of project management governance. 
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Quality culture

Quality is a core value at Calian and manifests itself across the organization. Calian Nuclear maintains a quality management system that is certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard and is compliant with CSA N299.1-16, CSA N286-12 and CSA N286.7-16 standards. Every year, Calian Nuclear undergoes several internal and external audits to ensure that the implementation and effectiveness of the quality system is maintained and up to date with industry requirements. 
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Exploring new nuclear technologies

Calian Nuclear is at the forefront of new nuclear projects that will enable our customers to secure sustainable and clean energy solutions.

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Our team is advancing new nuclear projects by providing expert support in the following areas:

  • Regulatory know-how and strategy
  • Licensing and safety analysis
  • Siting studies
  • Technology selection
  • Environmental studies and field work for Impact Assessment
  • Development and implementation of Management Systems and Governance, and Quality programs
  • Conceptual and preliminary engineering design of secondary systems
  • Project management and project controls
  • Public and Indigenous engagement
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Calian is advancing Canada’s small modular reactor (SMR) technology to make nuclear energy safer and more economically viable while addressing the global demand for clean and reliable energy sources. Calian SMR solutions cater to a range of applications from remote communities to large urban grids. 

Our independent, technology-neutral team excels in providing comprehensive services—from planning and site selection to licensing, impact assessments and stakeholder engagement.    

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Social responsibility at Calian

Committed to social responsibility.

ESG—more than a buzzword.

Our vision builds on our mission, values, historical commitment to social responsibility and key competencies. It provides a framework and focus for our activities and corporate communications related to ESG (Environmental Social Governance).

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Your service inspires us.

Proudly welcoming  100+ veterans to our team every year

Their expertise enriches our solutions, and hiring military spouses is our heartfelt way of giving back to the defence community. We’re committed to being there for you, in and out of uniform.

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Relocating? We’ve got you covered.

4,000+ family members connected with family doctors

Our partnership with the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services ensures that military family members are connected with family doctors, hassle-free.

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Building a resilient community together.

$650,000+ in corporate giving

We are woven into our community’s fabric, our support extending to renowned organizations and causes. We’re not just about business; we are about building a supportive and resilient community together.

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Engaging in research that matters.

Our contributions to significant research projects and our focus on environmental safety are unwavering. We’re front-runners in compliance with environmental laws and continually innovate to lessen our ecological footprint.

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Committed to exceeding expectations.

30+ Indigenous community engagements

With a published Indigenous engagement policy, Calian sets out the framework and guidelines for all Calian business activities while being wholly committed to meeting—even exceeding—the five per cent Indigenous participation requirement on all Federal contracts.

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Global innovation for connected, safe and healthy lives

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Advanced Technologies

Stay innovative and future-ready with adaptive technological strategies.

IT and Cyber Solutions

Guard your digital assets with state-of-the-art security solutions.

Health

Navigate healthcare with solutions that prioritize your community's well-being.

Learning

Empower your team to achieve with targeted training solutions.

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