Recent CNIC News

CNIC celebrates insight and visibility around Nuclear Science Week

TORONTO – October 23, 2020 – Nuclear Science Week (NSW), which takes place October 19-23 this year, invites people from around the globe to “Get to Know Nuclear” and participate in a celebration that advances education, stimulates participation and generates communication that provides insight and visibility for the achievements of the nuclear sciences. NSW explores […]   READ MORE

CNIC members OPG and BWXT announce significant progress towards producing life-saving isotope at Darlington

TORONTO – October 19, 2020 – Last week the strength of Canadian companies in the medical isotopes sector took another leap forward as Ontario Power Generation (OPG), its subsidiary Laurentis Energy Partners (Laurentis), BWXT ITG Canada Inc. and its affiliates (BWXT) announced significant progress toward the production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) at OPG’s Darlington Nuclear Generating […]   READ MORE

Isotopia Molecular Imaging and CPDC Announce Production Agreement for n.c.a. Lu-177

Isotopia Molecular Imaging and CPDC are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement for the production and distribution of no-carrier-added Lutetium-177 (n.c.a. Lu-177), a critical medical radioisotope used in the manufacturing of radiopharmaceuticals for treatment of many types of cancer, including neuroendocrine tumors and prostate cancer. The Centre for Probe Development and […]   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.

Brain Tumor Awareness Month: Gamma Knife
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