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Information Exchange
(including Learning & Development)

Information Exchange leverages experience and best practices across the industry and among CANDU utilities so that each member and supplier participant can make the most of shared operating experience and best practices. It also connects COG members for sharing of timely information, knowledge management and collaboration for operational, maintenance and refurbishment innovation.

Joint Projects
& Services​

The COG Joint Projects & Services (JP&S) program creates a collaboration forum where members can fund solutions to common issues and, together, innovate new approaches to design, operation, maintenance and refurbishment. As well, JP&S tackles materials-related issues such as acquisition of obsolete parts, sharing of spare parts and obsolescence management.

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​Nuclear Safety &
Environmental Affairs

Nuclear Safety & Environmental Affairs (NSEA) works on behalf of COG members to promote the adoption of common strategies to evolve policy and resolve issues for nuclear safety, regulatory affairs and the environment while furthering industry-level strategic initiatives.

​Research &

Research & Development (R&D) enables COG members to share the risks, costs and the rewards of R&D projects in six program areas: Nuclear Safety and Licensing; Chemistry, Materials and Components; Fuel Channels; Health, Safety and the Environment; and, the Industry Standard Toolset of safety analysis codes. A Strategic R&D program is also underway to ensure long-term sustainability.​

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Business Services and Finance

COG’s Business Services and Finance team is committed to providing member value through cost management controls and attention to detail that ensure project and program costs remain as low as achievable. COG reporting systems provide transparency and allow for coordination with COG members' budget scheduling needs. ​

Corporate Services

Corporate Services supports COG by providing operational oversight across various critical functions such as procurement, human resources, quality assurance, risk management, governance, health and safety, information technology, security, and facilities management. Corporate Services ensures efficient internal processes, developing governance policies, and implementing strategies to meet organizational objectives effectively. 

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