Media Advisory - Radon: Silent killer in Canadian homes

TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - The national Take Action on Radon network and The Lung Association invite you to a media event to launch Radon Action Month in Canada.

There will be an important announcement about cross-Canada radon contamination and mitigation.

Special guests include:
Dr. Gregory TaylorCanada's Chief Public Health Officer
Mike Holmes Jnr – HGTV home renovation expert and leading radon awareness campaigner

What:

Launch of Radon Action Month 2016



Where:

Gemini Room West


Ontario Science Centre


770 Don Mills Road, Toronto M3C 1T3



When:

9 a.m., Wednesday, November 2, 2016

                               

November is Radon Action Month in Canada. Throughout Radon Action Month, a variety of stakeholders from all different sectors – NGOs, charities, health and public health organizations, radon professionals, government, builders, academics, retailers – and from all provinces and territories will all be standing and speaking together encouraging Canadians to take action on radon.

The Take Action on Radon national network and Radon Action Month campaign is a multiyear radon outreach and education initiative funded by Health Canada that recruits and engages stakeholders to participate in radon outreach and education. The campaign also provides resources and tools to facilitate outreach and bring together key stakeholders. Take Action on Radon is led by The Lung Association and Scout Environmental, with support from Health Canada.

SOURCE The Ontario Lung Association

For further information: John Chenery, The Lung Association, jchenery@on.lung.ca | W: 416-864-9911 ext. 292 | M: 647-293-9911

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