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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.

2024 Conference

We hope you can join us for the 43rd Annual Conference taking place on June 3-7 at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Edmonton (Enoch), Alberta.

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


If you or your company are looking to hire staff in radiation protection or any related field, there’s no better place to advertise than on the CRPA website. Your job posting will be listed in on our website, which can be viewed both by CRPA members, as well members of the general public.  Job postings are also shared on CRPA social media channels.

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.


New for 2024!


The Board of Directors is honored to announce the introduction of the Adelene N.T. Gaw Young Professional’s Service Award, established in memory of a highly admired and respected CRPA member and past chair of the International Liaison Committee, who sadly passed away in June 2023. Adelene left behind a legacy of dedication, commitment to service, and promoting education in radiation safety in Canada and internationally.

The award will be presented to a CRPA member who has demonstrated exemplary service within the Association. Eligible nominees for the Adelene N.T. Gaw Young Professional’s Award must:

  1. be under the age of 35,
  2. have been a CRPA member for a minimum of two years,
  3. have made demonstrable contributions to a CRPA Committee or Local Organizing Conference Committee, and
  4. not hold a current position on the Board of Directors.

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