Apr 04, 2019

Healthy Schools Day in Canada aims to raise awareness of and encourage action to prevent environmental health risks to children in early learning environments and schools.

Apr 04, 2019

Au Canada, la Journée des écoles en santé vise à sensibiliser la population et à l’encourager à prendre des mesures afin de prévenir l’exposition des enfants aux risques environnementaux susceptibles d’affecter leur santé dans les milieux d’apprentissage et les écoles.

Jan 21, 2019

The Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE), a national collaboration of 16 partner and affiliate organizations that work together to advance children’s environmental health protection in Canada (www.healthyenvironmentforkids.ca) is seeking a qualified communications coordinator and writer to support the development and launch of Healthy Schools Day in Canada on April 4, 2019. 

Oct 02, 2018

The RentSafe EquIP (equity-focused intersectoral practice) research team is seeking a qualified facilitator for a multi-day retreat to be held from 13-16 November, 2018 in rural Ontario. The retreat is a key component of the RentSafe EquIP participatory action research, led by the Centre for Environmental Health Equity at Queen’s University and funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. RentSafe EquIP builds on the province-wide RentSafe initiative and seeks to explore and foster intersectoral action to address unhealthy housing conditions experienced by marginalized and low-income tenants in the community of Owen Sound, Ontario.

Mar 26, 2018

Healthy Schools Day is April 3, 2018. This Healthy Schools Day, let’s protect children and staff from a known cancer risk. Let’s rule out radon.

https://healthyschoolsday.ca

Feb 12, 2018

CPCHE's Executive Director, Erica Phipps, addressed the need for reform of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) in an interview with CTV on February 12th, in conjunction with news of the Scientists4CEPA letter to Prime Minister Trudeau, a petition so far signed by 540 scientists and health professionals across the country. Phipps addressed changes needed to Canada's 30-year old environmental protection law, as outlined in CPCHE's own letter to the Prime Minister on the topic.

Oct 02, 2017

In an October 2, 2017 letter to the Prime Minister, CPCHE urges the Government of Canada to seize a once-in-a-generation opportunity to strengthen Canada's federal environmental protection and chemicals management law. 

Sep 26, 2017

CPCHE's executive director, along with CPCHE colleagues from the Canadian Child Care Federation and the Canadian Environmental Law Association, public officials and radon experts joined voices to call for mandatory action on radon in child care settings, in a commentary published in Environmental Health Review.

Sep 10, 2017

The CPCHE-led RentSafe project is seeking a video production company/consultant to work with us to create a RentSafe video for frontline service providers. The deadline for proposals is September 26, 2017.

Feb 22, 2016

The Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment (CPCHE) calls on the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) to develop a Canada-Wide Standard (CWS) for Extended Producer Responsibility of CFLs to ensure the safe use, collection and disposal of mercury-containing CFL light bulbs.