Unexploded Explosive Ordnance (UXO)

What UXO is, where it may be located, and what to do if you encounter it. How we protect Canadians from UXO. Educational material for teachers and students. 

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What is Unexploded Explosive Ordnance (UXO)?

What UXO is, why it's dangerous and what it could look like.

Locations of UXO

A list of sites across Canada where UXO are or could be located.

How we protect Canadians from UXO

How we catalogue legacy sites, and assess and reduce UXO-related risks.

Staying safe around UXO

What to do if you encounter UXO, or if you work or live near a UXO site.

Resources for teachers and students

Educational material for teachers and students on the dangers of UXO.

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Contact us for more information on the DND UXO and Legacy Sites Program. 

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