Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
The Nordion corporate headquarters are located in Ottawa, ON, Canada. The headquarters are the main manufacturing facilities for medical isotopes, used in medical imaging and radiopharmaceuticals, and for cobalt-60 sources and industrial production irradiators.
447 March Rd.
Nordion’s Ottawa location sits on a sprawling 60-acre campus in the city’s west end, surrounded by lush green space, scenic trails, creeks and ponds. The site features an onsite fitness facility (with exercise equipment, instructor-led classes and shower facilities), an outdoor volleyball court and soccer field, employee lounge, healthy-choice cafeterias, an outdoor patio/ barbeque, free parking and nearby public transit.
The campus is located within a short drive of shopping malls, recreational facilities, schools, housing developments and Scotiabank Place.
Life in Ottawa
The fourth largest metropolitan area in Canada, with a population of over 1 million, Ottawa boasts all of the qualities of a major urban centre with refreshingly few of the downfalls.
Voted Canada's Best Place to Live in 2011, the city is compact and easy to get around by car, public transit, or via its extensive network of bicycle paths. In the winter, residents can enjoy the five-kilometer ice surface of the Rideau Canal—the world’s largest outdoor skating rink. Temperatures vary greatly from the low 30 degrees Celsius in the summer to below zero in winter. Autumn and spring bring moderate temperatures around 16 to 20 degrees.
Ottawa is filled with parks and recreational facilities. It is located on the Ottawa and Rideau Rivers, and near the Gatineau Hills, favored by residents for hiking and skiing. As a capital city and a cosmopolitan centre bordering Ontario and Quebec, Ottawa boasts an ethnically diverse and bilingual population. With 29 museums, 50 galleries and theatres, vibrant nightlife, fine dining, professional sports teams and various festivals and cultural activities, Ottawa has a little something for everyone.