In the Community
At Nordion, we don’t just make a living… We make a difference!
As a community partner, Nordion supports a variety of initiatives that reflect our company's core values of trust, respect, integrity, and commitment to excellence.
By taking an active role in our communities, we are making a difference in the lives of people and families where we live and work. We want our communities to be stronger, healthier, and happier. We believe that it's our business, our commitment, and our responsibility to make the world a better place for everyone.
- Canadian Blood Services
- Ottawa Food Bank
- The Ottawa Hospital
- The University of Ottawa Heart Institute
- Toy Mountain
Canadian Blood Services
Nordion holds quarterly on-site blood donor clinics at its Ottawa, Ontario campus.
In 2010, Nordion joined the CBS “Partners for Life” program – a nationwide program for corporate and community organizations to further demonstrate the company’s commitment to saving lives through blood donation.
To date, Nordion employees have donated over 320 units of blood, enough to help 888 people - this number continues to grow.
Ottawa Food Bank
Nordion holds an annual food drive during the holiday season in support of the Ottawa Food Bank.
The Ottawa Hospital
With its 1,130 beds, The Ottawa Hospital is one of the largest teaching hospitals and leading research facilities in Canada. It provides comprehensive, high-quality, patient-focused health care services to over 1.5 million residents of Eastern Ontario.
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is Canada's largest and foremost cardiovascular health centre dedicated to understanding, treating, and preventing heart disease.
To bring cheer to the lives of Ottawa’s less fortunate children during the holidays, Nordion holds an annual Toy Mountain drive.