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March 2017


Does your home have a problem with radon gas?  - UCalgary cancer researcher hoes you check - now

Study Shows radon levels near Health Canada limits

High River Times - High Radon Gas found in High River

Ontario Home Builders Association on Radon 

Radon the Deadliest of Household "Silent Killers"

Radon in homes in Scotland: 2016 Data Report


February 2017



Ontario Building Code updates explained

Testing schools for radon – Kelowna

Schools and Homes should be tested

How to Test for Radon Gas in your Home

How to finish a basement properly – Nova Scotia

Radon Gas in Guelph - What you need to know

Council Challenged Over Radon – Kingston ON

How Safe is The Air in That Home You Have Your Eye on?



January 2017


Radon Detection Reimagined with Launch of Airthings Wave

East Vancouver Homes For Sale: Protect Your Investment from Radon

Sarnia Residents Urged To Test For Radon Gas

St. Lawrence site selected for pilot project

Too many face unnecessary cancer risks: Advisory group

Protecting Yourself from Radon



December 2016


Plans being made after radon kits snapped up – Whitehorse

Winter months in Trail area, ideal to test for radon gas – BC

Radon testing available for Trail residents and public buildings – BC

Radon testing encouraged-AB

IH donates radon testing kits - BC


Nova Scotians urged to test for cancer-causing radon

Be Radon aware – free test kits available - BC


November 2016


High levels of cancer-causing radon gas in Canadian homes, says Lung Association

New Research Focuses on Radon Exposure in Canadian Schools

Canadians Are Playing Radon Roulette

November is #RadonActionMonth: 4 things you should know

Terwillegar Tribune

Is Radon Gas hiding in your house?

Radon Gas in Your Home - SaskNow

Learn about radon risk at free public info session - Guelph

Still time to apply for free radon test kit - Windsor

Merrittonians urged to test homes for radon

Be radon aware to keep your home safe

Homeowners should check for radon - Salmon Arm, BC

Find Out if You Have a Radon Problem

Fall radon testing recommended

Ever heard of Radon? The silent killer?

Radon Awareness Time

November is National Radon Action Month, test your home for radon.

Radon gas: Invisible problem, invisible issue, says Guelph Health

'Take Action on Radon' this month

New Brunswickers urged to take radon levels in homes more seriously

High radon levels detected

Lambton County has average radon risk compared to rest of Ontario, according to local public ...

Rural-area homes showing high radon levels - Sudbury

It's the silent killer

Raising awareness about the dangers of radon

Radon testing underway in Armstrong

Test your home for radon and reduce your risk of lung cancer

Test shows low radon levels in city buildings - Prince George

Radon Presentation Highlights SCCR's New Initiative - Pembina Valley

Tests Found 11% Of Huron County Homes With High Radon Levels

Sarnia-Lambton homes at risk for radon gas exposure

Huron Health Unit Recommends Radon Testing

Take Action on Radon: Test. Reduce. Breathe Easy.

Now Is the Time to Test for Radon



Free test kits for Nova Scotia Residents - Click here for information.

Free kits to promote radon testing - Whitehorse

Free Radon Test Kits Available from Peterborough Public Health

Free Radon Test Kits Available - DouroDummer


CELA Challenges all MPs whose ridings have high radon levels – support a radon tax credit!


Take Action on Radon Launch their Little Lungs Project to have 2017 homes tested for radon in 2017


Janet's Story - although recorded in 2014, an important message to share.  Feel free to facebook, tweet or share online!

    October 2016

    Missed the AARST Conference?  Check out the presentations here.



    September 2016

    Radon in your home poses a significant health risk - Real Estate News


    August 2016

    Cancer Care Ontario and Public Health Ontario release a new report on the Environmental Burden of Cancer in Ontario. 


    March 2016


    CTV Saskatoon


    Ontario Ministry of Labour releases new fact sheet on radon in the workplace


    February 2016


    Blacklock's Reporter - Gov't Urges Radon Testing


    January 2016


    Calgary Herald - Scientists Mapping Deadly Radon in Calgary


    November 2015


    CBC i-TIP Get Radon Out


    EcoSuperior launches radon awareness


    Ottawa Citizen - Cancer Society working to convince province of radon danger


    Radon...can be found in the office


    Herald Homes: Understanding radon


    Guardian reports on Radon: the invisible gas

     

    Global TV News shares Radon testing message


    Public Health holds information session on radon in Guelph, ON


    Winkler, MB host Radon Awareness Open House


    Prince George sells out radon kits 


    October 2015


    CBC Interview on Radon in Fredericton, NB School


    Radon Gas Concerns brought to Council - Prince George


    September 2015

     

    City of Guelph introduces Radon Gas Mitigation Program effective September 1.

    - more details here 

     

     

    July 2015

     

    Canadian General Standards Board releases draft mitigation standard for review until September 1, 2015. 

    - here is a copy of the bulletin

    - here is a copy of the draft standard

     Download: comment form

     

    Yukon C-NRPP Professional honoured by the Yukon Innovation Prize for new radon
    invention
     

                                                   

    May 2015

    CJOB Report

     

    Manitoba Hydro first utility in Canada to include radon mitigation in loan program.

     

     

    April 2015

     

     

    November 2014

    Radon Awareness Month in the News

    - Dr. Marla talks radon on CanadaAm

    - CTV Edmonton

    - CTV Calgary

    - CBC Thunder Bay

    - Global News - Saskatchewan

     

    - CREA Releases New Radon Pamphlet

    - CHBA Radon and New Construction

    - Canadian Cancer Society blog

    - Global News

    - CBC Reports: Not Enough Homeowners are Testing for Radon

     

    September 2014

     

    CARST/ON Lung/Mike Holmes/Health Canada Mitigation Event

      - check out pictures online

      - Global News story

      - Mike Holmes blog


    July 2014

    Ontario Radon Bill 11 - Radon Awareness and Prevention Act

                                                   

    June 2014

     

    Newest version of CARST's Home Radon Alarm document - review deadline August 30.

     

    CBC Canada - Radon News Day

                      - Check out their map of Health Canada`s data

                      - Check out local stories across the country

     

    May 2014

     

    Tarion - Ontario Home Warranty Program

                            - Radon and your New Home Warranty

     

    April 2014

     

    USA Today Article on radon - Radon - the silent killer in your home

     

    CBC News Article - Grandfather Fights for Radon Testing in Schools

     

    March 2014

    CARST Home Radon Alarm Committee releases document for review:

    Request for Review HRAL-01.pdf

         Review Deadline: May 15, 2014

         Submittals to be emailed to: info@carst.ca

     

    The Face of Lung Cancer - testimony of Elizabeth Hoffman

     

    February 2014

    Saskatchewan Radon Levels - Lung Association in Saskatoon speaks on radon

     

    BC Lung Association - Radon Aware

     

     

    January 2014

     

     

    Radon Poster Contest

    -  Open to Students across Canada Grades 4 - 7

     

    Global News - BC - Home radon gas danger

     

    CBC Alberta - Radon News Story

     

    Health Indoors Magazine - January Issue (radon focus)

     

    Consumer Reports - on radon

          What Buyers and Sellers should know about radon

     

    Health Canada releases their new radon publication for Homeowner's

          Radon - Reduction Guide for Canadians

          Le radon - Guide de reduction pour les Canadiens

     

    December 2013

     

    Canadian Executive Government Journal

            Radon Gas: Canada's deep dark secret

     

    November 2013

     

    Global News - Radon dangers in your home

     

    Winnipeg Free Press - Reducing lung cancer is on radar


    September 2012


    First Nation Community Faces an Invisible but Deadly Enemy

     

     

     

     

    2017 février


    Radon Association Pulmonaire du Quebec

    Détection du radon : l'initiative de la Société d'habitation du Québec saluée partout au pays



    2017 janvier



    Dosimètres et autres instruments de mesure pour le radon



    2016 décembre


    Campagne Municipalités contre le radon


    2016 novembre


    Le radon, ce gaz qu'il faut détecter

    Novembre est le mois de sensibilisation au radon

    500 trousses de détection du radon seront distribuées en N.-É.


    2016 octobre


    2016 septembre

    Connaissez-vous Les Risques du radon (pg 11)


    2016 juin

    Des Tests pour votre Maison


    2016 mars

    Ontario ministère du travail: Radon dans les lieux de travail


    2016 février

    La Tribune - La chasse au radon est ourverte


    2016 janvier


    Radio Canada - Radon dans les écoles


    L'Avantage - Votre maison et peut-être radioactive


    2015 Novembre


    Ne dormez pas au gaz! - Le radon démystifié par CAA Québec


    Mitsou.com


    Le radon, une menace invisible et mortelle


    La Société canadienne du cancer veut informer les Québécois des risques associés au radon, la principale cause du cancer du poumon après le tabagisme

    Occupe-toi du Radon


    2015 septembre

    Faut-il avoir peur... de son sous sol?

    - voici l'article

     

    2015 juillet

     

    L’ébauche de la nouvelle Norme nationale du Canada pour les Mesures d’atténuation du radon dans les maisons et petits bâtiments 

     

    2015 mai

     

    Radio Canada Hydro-Manitoba offre de l'aide financière pour réduire l'exposition
    au radon

     

    2014 novembre

     

    ACI - L'Association Canadienne de l'Immeuble

    le radon - Guide du propriétaire


     

    2014 juillet

     

     LogiRénov Home Renovation Tax Credit

     

    Santé et Services sociaux Québec - Radon domicilliaire

     

    Institut National de Santé Publique du Québec

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    Activités de dépistage du radon dans les établissements d’enseignement scolaires du Québec

     

    CAA Québec - Du radon dans la maison


    2014 janvier


    Un projet pilote sur le radon.

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