Archive: Apr 2012

Canadian homeowners need to know about the cancer risk in their basements

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Few Canadians have tested their homes for the carcinogen and fewer still have taken the relatively inexpensive steps to radon-proof their homes.

These were the conclusions of the recently completed The Radon Challenge study, undertaken by the HPC, a not-for-profit committed to improving housing and housing-related services across Canada.

University students come together to make radon public safety announcement videos

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Watch the top videos in each category re: radon awareness here. Over 90 one minute videos were submitted by students to increase public awareness about the health hazards of radon in homes, with the best in each category being awarded a cash prize.

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