The Meritorious Service Award recognizes significant service provided to the Canadian Radiation Protection Association (CRPA) or to the radiation protection community in general. This year, the award was presented to Dr. Edward Waller for his support of, and service to, CRPA. Read about some of the many reasons why Ed’s contributions to the association makes him very deserving of the award.
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Leah Shuparski-Miller, la présidente de l’ACRP a été inspirée par l’esprit du retour à l’école. En plus d’acheter des fournitures scolaires pour ses enfants, elle achète des fournitures pour elle-même et investit dans des activités de développement professionnel. Elle invite les lecteurs à profiter des offres automnales de l’ACRP.
Dave Niven, the Bulletin’s editor in chief, is welcoming back pretty much everything! Back to work in the office, back to travel plans . . . but most of all, he’s beyond excited for the return of in-person conferences. He talks about the opportunities that came out of a recent International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA) conference and looks forward to ICRP 2021+1 in Vancouver in November.
In this issue of the Bulletin, continuing his tradition of interviewing interesting people involved in radiation protection, Chief Editor Dave Niven talks with Leah Shuparski-Miller, CRPA’s president-elect. He asks her about her life, her history with CRPA, her motivations for becoming president, and what she hopes to accomplish during her tenure. She says, “Sharing information openly helps us all grow and strengthen our radiation protection community.”
In June 2020, in response to protests and riots against police brutality and systemic racism taking place in the US, Canada, and the rest of the world, CRPA committed to re-evaluating their code of ethics and created the President’s Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI Task Force).
On behalf of the local organizing committee, we are excited to welcome attendees and their companions to Ottawa for the 2019 annual conference of the Canadian Radiation Protection Association (CRPA)! / Au nom du comité organisateur local, nous sommes ravis de vous accueillir à Ottawa pour le congrès annuel 2019 de l’Association canadienne de radioprotection (ACRP)!