Radiological and nuclear emergencies

In Canada, every level of government has responsibility in the event of a nuclear or radiological emergency. Response begins at the local or municipal level, and progresses to the provincial and federal levels, depending upon the location, type, and size of the emergency.

Services and information

About radiological and nuclear emergencies

Radiological and nuclear emergencies affecting Canadians, International Nuclear Event Scale, classifying a nuclear emergency.

Previous nuclear incidents and accidents

Fukushima Daichiii, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, COSMOS 954

How Canada prepares for radiological and nuclear emergencies

Federal Nuclear Emergency Plan (FNEP), nuclear emergency exercises, nuclear emergency preparedness and response.

Radiation measurement

Fixed Point Surveillance Network (FPS), Canadian Radiological Monitoring Network (CRMN), Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Monitoring Network, European Radiological Data Exchange Platform (EURDEP).

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