Introduction
Radon is an invisible
Radioactive Gas
that causes lung cancer
Radon is an invisible Radioactive Gas that causes lung cancer

Every region in Canada has homes with elevated radon; make sure yours isn’t one of them. Radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. Reducing radon in your home is straight forward.

Every region in Canada has homes with elevated radon; make sure yours isn’t one of them. Radon is the #1 cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. Reducing radon in your home is straight forward.


Take Action on Radon is funded by HEALTH CANADA.
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TESTING FOR RADON

Testing for radon is easy. Click for instructions, test kits, and more.

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FIND A RADON PROFESSIONAL

Reducing radon concentration can be done in all homes. Contact a certified* radon professional to help you today.

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CITIES – TOWNS – MUNICIPALITIES

Radon is killing more than 3,000 Canadians per year from lung cancer. Join the 100 Radon Test Kit Challenge to access free radon test kits for your citizens. 

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Our Latest News

Radon in School Pilot Testing Project in the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO)

By |September 19, 2022|

School Screening Project 2020-2022

In September 2020, the Air Quality program successfully applied for and received funding from Health Canada for a Radon Outreach Project. The project’s goal: by initiating screening of radon levels in selected schools in the Central Okanagan, school operators will learn […]

LOOKING TO START A RADON MONITOR LENDING PROGRAM?

By |June 3, 2022|

These programs provide patrons access to borrow digital radon monitors to use as a screening tool.

Health Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (CARST) and the Canadian-National Proficiency Program(C-NRPP)  have developed a Radon Monitor Lending Program Guide to ensure […]

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