Recent CNIC News

Canadian Nuclear Workers Council joins Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council to advocate for Canada’s role in production of the world’s supply of radioisotopes

As Canada strives to maintain a leadership position in science and technology, the Canadian Nuclear Workers Council, representing thousands of nuclear workers across Canada has partnered with the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) to ensure Canada remains at the forefront of medical isotope R&D and production.   READ MORE

TRIUMF joins the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council to strengthen national capacity in radioisotope and radiopharmaceutical research and education

TRIUMF and CNIC to work together to help further realize the benefits that medical isotopes bring in diagnosing and treating life-threatening illnesses, from cancer to dementia to cardiac disease. Vancouver, June 24, 2019 - TRIUMF, Canada’s particle accelerator centre, is pleased to announce that it has joined a growing list of Canadian organizations that are members of the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC).   READ MORE

Publications

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. . . .