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Inuit and Metis radon research across the country

Radon, an odorless, colourless, radioactive gas, is an established carcinogen and the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. Radon poses a health risk for indoor environments, particularly in rooms on ground or basement levels where the gas can enter through cracks in the foundation. Health Canada has been measuring radon levels in homes and workplaces and elevated levels of radon have...

PDF icon NCCEH Overview of historical radon testing programs with FN communities April 2018rev_EN.pdf, PDF icon NCCEH_Radon_Neathway_EN.pdf

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