Reports on Lost or Stolen Sealed Sources and Radiation Devices

Event Date Event ID Event Type Location Province Event Description Sealed Source Category Recovered Date
2008-12-03 1098 Stolen Laval QC Stolen portable gauge 4 (1X Portable gauge) Cs-137 source and handle recovered from scrap metal facility on April 30, 2009. Am-241 source not recovered
2009-04-30 1126 Found Nuclear Substance La Prairie QC Found nuclear substance/Scrap Alarm 4 (1 x Cs-137 source from Portable gauge) Recovered on April 30,2009. Am-241 source not recovered. Refer to Event ID 1098
2009-08-05 1182 Stolen Scarborough ON Stolen portable gauge 4 (1 X Portable gauge). Not recovered.
2009-08-17 1196 Stolen Hwy 903, Kelly Lake SK Stolen portable gauge 4 (1 X Portable gauge). Not recovered.
2010-05-31 1282 Stolen Vaughan ON Stolen Portable Gauge 4 (1X Portable gauge). Not recovered.
2010-07-29 1347 Stolen Montreal QC Stolen portable gauge 4 (1X Portable gauge). Not recovered.
2010-10-31 1668 Stolen Iqaluit NU Stolen XRF analyzer 5 (1 X Thermo XRF) Not recovered
2010-11-23 1380 Loss Surrey BC Lost XRF radiation device 5 (1X XRF Device) Not Recovered
2011-06-08 1485 Stolen Montreal QC Stolen portable gauge 4 (1X Portable gauge). Not recovered
2011-07-11 1508 Stolen near Regina SK Portable gauge stolen from worksite 4 (1X Portable gauge). Not recovered
2011-09-30 1564 Loss Toronto ON Missing Niton XL Analyzer 5 (1X Am-241 Niton X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzer). Not recovered.
2011-11-20 1587 Stolen Km 144, Autoroute 10, Magog QC Portable Gauge Stolen 4 (1X Portable gauge). Not recovered
2012-06-04 1727 Loss Montreal QC Lost Radiation Device 5 (1X Ra-226 source) Not recovered.
2012-11-20 1814 Stolen Vaughan ON Stolen Portable Gauge 4 (1X Portable Gauge) Not Recovered
2013-02-23 1870 Loss Fort McMurray AB Loss of a fixed gauge 5 (1 X fixed gauge) Not Recovered
2013-05-10 1938 Loss Mississauga ON Lost fixed gauge N/A Not Recovered
2013-08-07 1989 Stolen Toronto ON Stolen portable gauge 4 Recovered on 2020-06-03
2013-10-17 2052 Loss Ottawa ON Loss of 5 sealed sources 5 Not Recovered
2013-10-30 2051 Loss Baie-Comeau QC Loss of two hygrometers 5 Not Recovered
2014-03-21 2132 Loss Toronto ON

Loss of 14 sealed sources

Loss of 1 sealed source

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1 X Cat 3 and 1 Cat 5 sealed sources recovered on 2014-05-27

2014-05-28 2193 Stolen Edmonton AB Stolen X-ray fluorescence analyzer 5 Not recovered
2014-08-29 2259 Stolen Red Deer AB Stolen portable gauge 4 Not Recovered
2014-09-15 2251 Loss Quebéc QC Loss of a sealed source 5 Not Recovered
2014-10-06 2258 Stolen Fort McMurray AB Stolen portable gauge 4 Not Recovered
2014-10-21 2309 Loss London ON Lost liquid scintillation counter 5 Not recovered
2015-01-21 2393 Missing Gatineau QC Loss of 4 static eliminators 5 Not recovered
2015-06-20 2491 Stolen Montreal QC Troxler 3411B Stolen Portable Gauge 4 Not recovered
2015-06-30 2556 Loss Mississauga ON Lost 3 check sources 5 Not recovered
2015-09-21 2590 Loss Edmonton AB Lost sealed sources 5 Not recovered
2015-09-30 2591 Loss Richmond BC Lost sealed source-Cs-137 5 Not recovered
2015-10-07 2598 Stolen Les Cedres QC Stolen portable gauge 4 Not recovered
2016-01-08 2677 Loss Pickering ON Lost sealed sources 5 Not recovered
2016-10-03 2867 Stolen Montreal QC Stolen portable gauge 4 Not recovered
2016-12-02 2921 Stolen Abbottsford BC Stolen portable guage 4 Not recovered
2016-12-21 2925 Loss Montreal QC Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2016-12-08 2955 Loss Ottawa ON Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2017-01-18 2961 Loss North York ON Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2017-02-20 2998 Loss Montreal QC Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2017-03-14 3034 Loss Montreal QC Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2017-04-21 3054 Loss Port Coquitlam BC Discovery 4, 5 Recovered on 2017-04-21
2017-05-17 3068 Loss Between Toronto and Brampton ON Lost portable gauge during transport 4, 5 Recovered on 2017-05-19
2017-06-20 3088 Loss Edmonton AB Lost five liquid scintillation counters 5 Not recovered
2017-10-01 3159 Stolen Toronto ON Stolen portable gauge 4 Not recovered
2017-11-01 3180 Loss Toronto ON Lost check source 5 Not recovered
2017-11-15 3196 Loss Hamilton ON Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2017-10-01 3220 Loss Toronto ON Lost check source 5 Not recovered
2017-12-20 3227 Loss North York ON Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2018-03-05 3278 Found Burlington ON Found fixed gauge 4 2018-03-05
2018-04-12 3302 Loss Bécancour QC Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2018-05-09 3336 Loss Montreal QC Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2018-06-08 3371 Stolen Québec QC Stolen portable gauge 4 Not recovered
2018-08-20 3447 Stolen Saint-Leonard QC Stolen portable gauge 4 2018-09-01
2018-07-31 3435 Loss Hamilton ON Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2018-07-09 3396 Loss Edmonton AB Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2018-04-24 3380 Loss Hamilton ON Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2018-08-22 3450 Loss Medicine Hat AB Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2018-10-12 3488 Stolen Fort McMurray AB Stolen portable gauge 4 2018-10-16
2018-10-21 3493 Stolen Alma QC Stolen portable gauge 5 2018-10-23
2019-08-15 4605 Loss Hamilton ON Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2019-04-15 4627 Loss Woodridge ON Lost two sealed sources 5 Not recovered
2019-03-12 4612 Loss Montreal QC Lost liquid scintillation counter 5 Not recovered
2019-01-11 3558 Loss Greenfield Park QC Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2018-12-20 3542 Loss Calgary AB Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2018-12-04 3528 Loss Pickering ON Lost smoke detectors 5 Not recovered
2018-10-25 3498 Loss Hamilton ON Lost sealed source 5 2018-10-25
2020-04-28 4935 Stolen Calgary AB Stolen portable gauge 4 2020-04-30
2020-01-16 4865 Loss Montreal QC Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2020-01-15 4875 Loss St. Thomas ON Lost sealed source 5 Not recovered
2019-11-07 4814 Loss Montreal QC Lost static eliminator 5 Not recovered
2020-07-16 4975 Stolen Montreal QC Stolen portable gauge 4 Not recovered
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