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Radon »

Canadians are exposed to radon when it escapes from the ground into the air. Concentrations outdoors are low, but radon can become trapped and accumulate in buildings, reaching high levels. You can't see, smell or taste radon. The only way to determine whether radon levels are high in your house is to run a test. More »

Right to a healthy environment »

With a country as beautiful as ours, it's easy to see why our identity as Canadians is rooted in the landscape that surrounds us. It's why Canadians like you have always been out in front on the environment. But after generations of progress, the last number of years has seen progress being rolled back again and again. More »

Photo: What's Inside? That Counts: Cleaners

What's Inside? That Counts: Cleaners »

This past spring the David Suzuki Foundation invited Canadians to participate in a survey to reveal the toxic ingredients lurking in their home cleaning products. Thanks to nearly 10,000... More »

Photo: What's Inside? That Counts

What's Inside? That Counts »

There is increasing evidence that our personal care products — the soaps, shampoos, creams, toothpastes and deodorants we use each day — contain harmful chemicals. Why are these toxic chemicals in our products, and what can be done to improve the regulation of toxic ingredients? More »

Photo: Go Pesticide-Free!

Go Pesticide-Free! »

Pesticides are chemicals that are designed to kill. Although applied to address a specific "pest" problem, pesticides are not smart chemicals. More »