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Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) has partnered with Lung Saskatchewan

Lung Saskatchewan Applauds Saskatchewan Government For Testing Homes For Radon

Submitted by sdriedger on 4 March 2024

Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) has partnered with Lung Saskatchewan to test radon levels in SHC units across the province over the next 10 years. 

"On behalf of Lung Saskatchewan, we applaud Minister Makowsky for taking action with this initiative to test homes for radon gas, and more importantly, to help protect the lung health of Saskatchewan residents," Health Promotion and Government Relations Vice President Jennifer May said. "Radon gas exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer (after smoking) which is why it is so critical to test for radon in our homes. Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the natural breakdown of uranium, and all homes in our province will have some level of it. The question is, how much? You can't see, taste, or smell radon gas. The only way to know how much radon is in your home, is to test for it. We are thrilled to partner with the Saskatchewan Housing Corporation to test housing units across our province over the next ten years. To learn more about radon gas, please visit:

Read the full article posted by the Government of Saskatchewan.