In 2019, the National Radon Program (NRP) worked with the Privy Council Office Impact & Innovation Unit to perform a Behaviour Intervention and Trial Project. The results of this small pilot project found that behaviourally informed radon outreach postcards did increase the number of test kits purchased, but only slightly. In 2020 the NRP launched… Read more →
York Region Public Health completed the Radon – Test Your Home study in 2018. The purpose of the study was to assess York Region residents’ awareness of radon and to measure radon levels in approximately 500 York Region homes. Overall, radon levels observed in York Region were relatively low. Almost all homes were below the… Read more →
Take Action on Radon has seen an increasing amount of interest from media to include ‘real life stories’ in their media pieces. In our experience most people have received little training on how to talk with the media and feel more comfortable talking with the media if they have some quick tips from experts. Preparing to… Read more →
Congratulations to the City of Edmonton on proclaiming November as Radon Action Month and for encouraging Edmontonians to protect themselves by testing for radon gas and by taking action to reduce high levels.
Radon Action Month aims to encourage Canadians to protect their health by testing for radon in their homes and reducing the level if it is high. The theme for this year’s Radon Action Month is Today 4 Tomorrow. The rationale is to encourage Canadians to take action TODAY – by testing and mitigating the radon… Read more →
The Radon Reduction Sweepstakes is a Canada-wide contest run by Take Action on Radon (TAOR) in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (CARST). The contest provides 10 prizes of up to $1,000 each to homeowners who have tested their home for radon and used a C-NRPP professional to reduce levels… Read more →