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WELCOME TO THE Canadian Radiation Protection Association

Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation sources are commonplace in our modern world and through understanding and management, provide significant benefits to all Canadians.

The Canadian Radiation Protection Association is a professional organization that supports the development and implementation of radiation safety programs in Canada.

2025 Conference

We hope you can join us for the 44th Annual Conference taking place on May 26 - 30, 2025 at the David Braley Health Sciences Centre in Hamilton, Ontario. The theme of the conference is "Forging the Future".

Election Results 2024

Sincere thanks to all who stood for election and congratulations to the winners!

CRPA Bulletin

The CRPA-ACRP Bulletin is a key communication tool that provides members with information regarding the Association’s activities and serves as a forum where Registered Radiation Protection Professionals can share insights, advice, and valuable solutions.

Health Physics Technical Support Specialist

Mirion Technologies (Canberra CA) Ltd.

Closing Date: Until filled

Location: Concord, Ontario

Project Manager

Mirion Technologies (Canberra CA) Ltd.

Closing Date: Until filled

Location: Concord, Ontario


For companies looking to hire staff in radiation protection or any related field, there’s no better place to advertise than with CRPA.

Job Posting Fees

Professional Designation

The CRPA(R) designation is the highest level of competency recognized by the CRPA at the Canadian level.   To attain the level of Registered Radiation Safety Professional (RRSP):

  • You must be a member of CPRA
  • Be approved for Recognition by demonstrating academic achievement and experience in the radiation field
  • Successfully complete an exam which is administered by the CRPA and is based on identified core competencies.
  • Maintenance of Registration is required every every three years

When is the next CRPA(R) exam?

The next CRPA(R) exam will be held on Monday, June 3, 2024 in Edmonton (Enoch), Alberta at the CRPA 2024 Conference venue   – the River Cree Resort and Casino.

Registration is currently closed but will reopen for the Fall 2024 exam.

There is an Exam Preparation course for members only available via the Professional Development Sessions page of the member’s website.


Each year, the Board of Directors accepts nominations for the following awards:

  • Adelene N.T. Gaw Young Professional’s Service Award (new in 2024)
  • Richard V. Osborne Founders’ Award
  • Raymond G. Ilson Leadership Award
  • Meritorious Service Award
  • Distinguished Achievement Award
  • Submissions are also accepted for nominations for Honorary Memberships, which are tabled at the Annual General Meeting 

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