Category: Features

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Canada Improves Already Outstanding Reputation Following International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Emergency Preparedness Review Mission

In 2019, Canada became the first G7 country to request and host an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Emergency Preparedness Review (EPREV) mission. IAEA recognized that Canada was well prepared for nuclear emergencies and even exceeded some IAEA safety standards. They also suggested areas for improvement, which have since been addressed.

TR-24 cyclotron in Edmonton’s Medical Isotope and Cyclotron Facility 0

2023 Anthony J. MacKay Student Paper Contest Winner

The objective of this study was to develop a high-yield Pb-203 cyclotron production route using isotopically enriched Tl-205 target material and the Tl-205(p,3n) Pb-203 reaction as an alternative to lower energy production via the Tl-203(p,n) Pb-203 reaction.

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Interview with Jeff Fleming, CRPA’s President-Elect

Regular readers of the CRPA Bulletin have come to expect Dave Niven, chief editor, to interview incoming CRPA presidents. In this issue, Dave continues his interview series by talking with Jeff Fleming, CRPA’s president-elect. Jeff tells us about his job as an inspector in the Operations Inspections Division at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, about joining CRPA when he was looking for a network of professionals to help him grow and learn, and about the CRPA board of directors’ plans to launch a naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) taskforce.