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January 24, 2017
Did you know that Saskatchewan has some of the highest rates of elevated radon in homes and buildings in Canada? Sandy Hutchison from Health Canada guest blogs about how people can protect themselves and their families from radon.
November 15, 2016
Jaz Gatin is an Environmental Biology student at the University of Saskatchewan and was also a student in SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP). He shares his experience in the program working with SRC's Environmental Performance and Forestry team.
July 27, 2016
In 1960, the Lorado Mill was abandoned in northern Saskatchewan, leaving an estimated 227,000 cubic meters of radioactive uranium tailings that covered the mill site and flowed into nearby Nero Lake. In 2008, SRC was contracted to clean up the site, which began a multi-year journey to reduce the risk to human health, wildlife, and aquatic life.
November 10, 2015
On November 4th, 2015, SRC employees with children in Grade 9 brought their kids to work. We sat down with a few of the students and their parents to find out what the students thought about their parents' careers and what advice the parents had to share about making plans for the future.
September 25, 2015
Thomas Lavergne is an Environmental Engineering student at the University of Saskatchewan and is also a student in SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP). He shares his experience working with SRC's Environmental Remediation team in northern Saskatchewan.
April 14, 2015
A new joint study by members of Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) looks at how slurry pipelines behave while operating in laminar flow. The results of the study will lay the foundation for developing a reliable model for laminar operation of slurry pipelines that could be used to design pipelines that can effectively transport thickened tailings.
December 10, 2014
Caitlin Taylor, the Saskatchewanderer, toured SRC's diamond lab and shares her experience learning about the diamond extraction process.
June 24, 2014
Whether you’ve just bought a new home or you’ve been on your property for decades, testing your water is good for your health and your home. Five Reasons You Should Test Your Drinking Water.
December 06, 2013
SRC employees are volunteering at Saskatchewan food banks as part of a new employee volunteer program. The Saskatoon Food Bank has seen firsthand the impact SRC’s employees have made on the community and the impact volunteering has made on SRC’s employees.
November 04, 2013
The boreal forest is home to Canadian industry, from mining, oil sand production and forestry to oil and gas production and agriculture, as well as many communities. A new toxicity test will help reduce the impacts of industrial activity and protect the boreal forest.