Annual Radon Event - Webinar 2020

On Monday, November 30 from 9 to 11am, the BC Lung Association held its Annual Radon Workshop (this year a webinar). Watch a ZOOM recording of our 2020 webinar here.

A yearly event mobilizing Canadian stakeholders to address action needed to eliminate radon, the leading cause of  lung cancer after smoking.  Below find a listing of the topics and presenters who participated in our 2020 event.

Radon Webinar 2020 Topics & Presenters 

  • Taking the Long View: Where We have Been and Where We Need to be Going, Dr. Elena MacIntyre, Public Health Ontario
  • Health Canada’s National Radon Program, Ms. Kelley Bush, Health Canada
  • The Right to a Healthy Environment and Developing Municipal and Provincial Strategies, Dr. Noah Quastel, BC Lung Association
  • BC Mapping Initiatives, Mr. Jeff Trieu, BC Centre for Disease Control
  • Library Lending Project, Ms. Maureen Sioson, BC Lung Association
  • 100 Test Kit Challenge - Lessons Learned, Ms. Nancy Mora-Castro, Regional District of Central Okanagan
  • What is Going on in Castlegar? Mr. Dana Schmidt, Donna Schmidt Lung Cancer Prevention Society
  • Public Health Initiatives to Protect Workers, Mr. Greg Baytalan, Interior Health Authority
  • What's Next?/Summary, Dr. Anne-Marie Nicol, Simon Fraser University

Questions? Contact Dr. Menn Biagtan, VP Health Programs & Initiatives, BC Lung Association at


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