Recent CNIC News

Pacer Air freight and CNIC Partner to address isotope supply chain challenges

Ensuring a reliable supply of medical isotopes for patients at the heart of new partnership TORONTO – February 9, 2021 – Pacer Air Freight, an independent freight forwarder and leader in delivering life-saving supplies to hospitals and research institutions worldwide, has joined the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC). The world has always counted on Canada […]   READ MORE

Alithya Joins Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council To Accelerate Progress In Medical Isotope Innovation And Automation

TORONTO, January 19 2021 – Alithya Group inc. (TSX: ALYA) (NASDAQ: ALYA) (“Alithya”), a leader in strategy and digital transformation, and a trusted supplier to the nuclear industry for more than 30 years, has partnered with the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) to support the Canadian isotope sector with its artificial intelligence, automation, and digital […]   READ MORE

Unlocking the Potential of Canada’s Medical Isotope Supply Chain

New study will strengthen opportunities for Canadian companies to expand their services and ensure the continued delivery of a reliable supply of life-saving medical isotopes.    (TORONTO – December 22, 2020) – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) and the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC), are pleased to announce that they have commissioned the […]   READ MORE

TAM International LP joins Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council to help address logistical issues in Canadian isotope supply chain

Global leader in finding end-to-end solutions for transportation of radioactive materials becomes latest member of coalition of science, health care and nuclear sector advocating for life-saving medical isotopes TORONTO – December 21, 2020 – TAM International LP, a leader as an end-to end-solution in the transportation of radioactive materials, has become the newest member of […]   READ MORE

New joint report with International Irradiation Association details the uses and applications of radiation processing around the world

(TORONTO – November 26, 2020) – The Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC), in partnership with the International Irradiation Association (IIA), has released a new report highlighting the economic, social and environmental benefits that arise from radiation processing around the world. Download “Uses and Applications of Radiation Processing” here Though largely unknown by the public, radiation […]   READ MORE


Canada has a unique position that is recognized globally: it is the world’s largest supplier of Cobalt-60 and Iodine-125; it hosts mostly all supply chain partners within its borders; it has a long tradition in supply chain collaboration; and it is renowned around the world for developing new applications.

Isotopes: Global Importance and Opportunities for Canada

This publication highlights the important of having a continuous and reliable supply of medical isotopes accessible to the rest of the world.

Introduction to CNIC

A glance at this independent organization and its role to advocate for Canada’s role in the production of the world’s supply of isotopes.

Did You Know?

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission licenses the use and production of over 250 radioisotopes in Canada. And more key facts. . . .

Policy Magazine Isotope Article

Canada’s opportunity to lead in the fight against cancer and disease around the world with some of the rarest drugs on earth.

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Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council Turns Two
How Canadian Isotopes Are Playing A Role In Fighting COVID-19
CNIC Writes to all Newly Elected MP’s about the importance of isotopes
CNIC Member Spotlight: McMaster University
CNIC Member Spotlight: TRIUMF