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Radon is an invisible, odourless, tasteless radioactive gas found naturally in the environment, and it can be found in every home and school. Exposure to high levels of it in indoor air results in an increased risk of developing lung cancer and the only way to know if a home has levels above the recommended guideline is to test. If levels are high, mitigation measures can be installed for the same amount as a furnace – around $2,500. Learn more about Radon

Recognizing that awareness related to radon has increased significantly over the last five years, Health Canada has contracted Scout Environmental to help identify potential new opportunities to educate Canadians into action. Health Canada has funded several campaigns related to radon and while these campaigns have made significant strides, there continues to be a disconnect between education and action.

Learn more about Scout Environmental Radon Engagement School Events Pilot Program

We have written a letter of support for the program as we know this is important to members. We will work with Scout Environmental to help educate parents and school boards. We will share more information with parents as we progress.

  • Submission to Select Standing Cmte
    Jun 21

    We again made a submission for Budget 2020. Read our full Brief & 5 Recommendations.  

  • Funding Model Progress Report
    Jun 17

    Funding Model Review Progress Report released w info on Working Grp discussions & next steps. Learn More   

  • Radon School Project
    Jun 11

    We've written letter of support for the program from Health Canada. Learn More.  

  • Submission to Select Standing Committee
    Jun 10

    Read our submission to the Standing Committee re assessment & eligibility processes for children/youth w neuro-diverse special...

  • 2019 AGM Minutes & Resolutions
    Jun 10

    AGM Minutes and details on resolutions, elections and business carried now posted online. Read now.

  • 2019-20 Board Announced
    Jun 06

    We announce the new Board of Directors for 2019-2020 year including the re-election of Andrea Sinclair as president....

  • Gaming Grants Information
    Jun 03

    Gaming has new presentation re the basics, complex questions, & features an expanded list of eligible/ineligible...

  • Updated Constitution & Bylaws
    Jun 03

    Members approved changes to the Bylaws at the May 2019 AGM. Review them.  

  • Apply for Gaming Grants
    May 29

    DPACs & PACs - GG Applications must be done online by June 30 to get $ in Fall 2019 - $ is yours for the asking!

  • AGM Booklet Final
    Apr 26

    AGM Booklet updated with more Resolutions, Rules etc & posted online. Review before voting & completing Proxy...