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 Cat 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 Cat 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 Cat 4 (1 X Portable gauge). Not recovered.
2009-08-17 1196 Stolen Hwy 903, Kelly Lake SK Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 (1 X Portable gauge). Not recovered.
2010-05-31 1282 Stolen Vaughan ON Stolen Portable Gauge Cat 4 (1X Portable gauge). Not recovered.
2010-07-29 1347 Stolen Montréal QC Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 (1X Portable gauge). Not recovered.
2010-10-31 1668 Stolen Iqaluit NU Stolen XRF analyzer Cat 5 (1 X Thermo XRF) Not recovered
2010-11-23 1380 Loss Surrey BC XRF device missing from inventory Cat 5 (1X XRF Device) Not Recovered
2011-06-08 1485 Stolen Montreal QC Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 (1X Portable gauge). Not recovered
2011-07-11 1508 Stolen near Regina SK Portable gauge stolen from worksite Cat 4 (1X Portable gauge). Not recovered
2011-09-30 1564 Loss Toronto ON Missing Niton XL Analyzer Cat 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 Cat 4 (1X Portable gauge). Not recovered
2012-06-04 1727 Loss Montréal QC Lost Radiation Device Cat 5 (1X Ra-226 source) Not recovered.
2012-11-20 1814 Stolen Vaughan ON Stolen Portable Gauge Cat 4 (1X Portable Gauge) Not Recovered
2013-01-30 1858 Missing Edmonton AB Notification of loss of two Co-57 marker sources Cat 5 (2 X Co-57 marker source) Not Recovered
2013-02-23 1870 Loss Fort McMurray AB Loss of a fixed gauge Cat 5 (1 X fixed gauge) Not Recovered
2013-04-01 1909 Missing Hamilton ON Lost I-125 OncoSeed Cat 5 (1X I-125 seed) Not Recovered
2013-05-10 1938 Missing Mississauga ON Missing fixed gauge N/A Not Recovered
2013-05-26 1948 Loss Quebec QC Lost Co-57 marker source Cat 5 Not Recovered
2013-08-07 1989 Stolen Toronto ON Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 Not Recovered
2013-10-17 2052 Loss Ottawa ON Loss of 5 sealed sources Cat 5 Not Recovered
2013-10-30 2051 Loss Baie-Comeau QC Loss of two hygrometers Cat 5 Not Recovered
2014-01-23 2145 Stolen Grand Prairie AB Theft of vehicle containing exposure device Cat 2 Recovered on 2014-01-25
2014-03-21 2132 Loss Toronto ON

Loss of 14 sealed sources

Loss of 1 sealed source

Cat 5

Cat 3

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

2014-04-02 2150 Discovery Edmonton AB Discovery of two sealed sources Cat 4 Recovered on 2014-04-02
2014-04-23 2159 Loss Toronto ON Loss of 7 sealed sources Cat 5 Not Recovered
2014-07-22 2209 Loss Fort McMurray AB Portable gauge lost during transport Cat 4 Recovered on 2014-07-23
2014-05-28 2193 Stolen Edmonton AB Stolen X-ray fluorescence analyzer Cat 5 Not recovered
2014-08-26 2195 Discovery Calgary AB Discovery of calibration sources Cat 5 Not Recovered
2014-08-29 2259 Stolen Red Deer AB Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 Not Recovered
2014-09-06 2245 Discovery Hamilton ON Discovery of Alnor Dewpointer device Cat 5 Recovered 2014-09-06
2014-09-15 2251 Loss Quebéc QC Loss of a sealed source Cat 5 Not Recovered
2014-10-06 2258 Stolen Fort McMurray AB Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 Not Recovered
2014-10-28 2282 Stolen Mission BC Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 Recovered on 2014-10-31
2014-08-22 2288 Missing Ottawa ON Missing sealed source Cat 4 Recovered on 2014-11-04
2014-05-16 2308 Loss Toronto ON Lost sealed source Non licensable Recovered on 2014-06-23
2015-02-12 2370 Missing Mississauga ON Missing radiation devices Cat 4 Not recovered
2015-02-10 2369 Missing MacGregor MB Missing portable gauges Cat 4 Recovered on 2015-02-13
2014-10-21 2309 Missing London ON Missing liquid scintillation device Cat 5 Not recovered
2015-01-21 2393 Missing Gatineau QC Loss of 4 static eliminators Cat 5 Not recovered
2015-03-13 2407 Discovery Missisauga ON Recovered device that was reported stolen in 2007 Cat 5 (1 X Niton X-Ray Florescence Analyzer) Recovered on 2015-03-13
2015-04-20 2451 Lost Toronto ON Lost sealed source Cat 5 Not recovered
2015-05-14 2463 Lost Toronto ON Lost sealed source Cat 5 Not recovered
2015-06-17 2502 Missing Chicoutimi QC Missing Marker Source Cat 5 Not recovered
2015-06-20 2491 Stolen Montreal QC Troxler 3411B Stolen Portable Gauge Cat 4 Not recovered
2015-06-28 2500 Stolen Laval QC Troxler 3440 Stolen Portable Gauge Cat 4 Recovered on 2015-06-30
2015-06-30 2556 Lost Mississauga ON Lost 3 check sources Cat 5 Not recovered
2015-07-02 2507 Stolen Brampton ON Troxler 3430 Stolen Portable Gauge Cat 4 Recovered on 2015-07-05
2015-09-21 2590 Lost Edmonton AB Lost sealed sources Cat 5 Not recovered
2015-09-30 2591 Lost Richmond BC Lost sealed source-Cs-137 Cat 5 Not recovered
2015-10-05 2612 Lost Toronto ON Lost sealed sources Cat 5 Not recovered
2015-10-07 2598 Stolen Les Cedres QC Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 Not recovered
2015-11-07 2627 Stolen Edmonton AB Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 Recovered on 2016-01-05
2015-12-01 2671 Lost Hamilton ON Lost sealed sources Cat 5 Not recovered
2016-01-08 2677 Lost Pickering ON Lost sealed sources Cat 5 Not recovered
2016-05-23 2760 Stolen Grande Cache AB Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 Recovered on 2016-05-25
2016-05-28 2775 Discovery Whitby ON Found dew pointer gauge Cat 5 Discovery
2016-05-28
2016-08-03 2793 Loss Kitscoty AB Lost exposure device Cat 2 Recovered
2016-08-04
2016-09-09 2823 Stolen Edmonton AB Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 Recovered
2016-09-09
2016-10-03 2867 Stolen Montréal QC Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 Not recovered
2016-10-05 2869 Discovery Calgary AB Found metal piece with radioactive markings Cat 5 Recovered
2016-10-05
2016-10-21 2883 Lost Toronto ON Source missing from a gas chromatograph Cat 5 Recovered on 2016-11-04
2016-11-28 2914 Stolen Mississauga ON 3298 tritium exit signs stolen Cat 5 Recovered on 2016-12-15
2016-12-02 2921 Stolen Abbottsford BC Stolen portable guage Cat 4 Not recovered
2016-12-21 2925 Loss Montréal QC Lost sealed source Cat 5 Not recovered
2016-12-08 2926 Loss Hamilton ON Lost sealed source Cat 5 Recovered on 2016-12-12
2016-12-08 2955 Loss Ottawa ON Lost sealed source Cat 5 Not recovered
2017-01-18 2961 Loss North York ON Lost sealed source Cat 5 Not recovered
2017-02-20 2998 Loss Montréal QC Lost sealed source Cat 5 Not recovered
2017-03-14 3034 Loss Montréal QC Lost sealed source Cat 5 Not recovered
2017-04-21 3054 Loss Port Coquitlam BC Discovery Cat 4, 5 Recovered on 2017-04-21
2017-05-17 3068 Loss Between Toronto and Brampton ON Lost portable gauge during transport Cat 4, 5 Recovered on 2017-05-19
2017-06-20 3088 Missing Edmonton AB Missing liquid scintillation counters Cat 5 Not recovered
2017-10-01 3159 Stolen Toronto ON Stolen portable gauge Cat 4 Not recovered