Jun 18, 2015

CPCHE's Executive Director, Erica Phipps, was invited to appear before the federal Standing Committee on Health on Thursday, October 18, 2015, during the committee's deliberations on lung cancer. Erica's speaking notes, which feature CPCHE's radon work in the child care sector, are available below. 

Jan 19, 2015

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, responds to the joint letter from CPCHE and Drs. Bruce Lanphear and Robin Walker urging action on Triclosan in light of human health risks

Jan 17, 2015

Christine Norman, Health Canada, responds to the joint letter from CPCHE and Drs. Bruce Lanphear and Robin Walker urging action on Triclosan in light of human health risks

Dec 16, 2014

CPCHE, together with Dr. Bruce Lanphear (Simon Fraser) and Dr. Robin Walker (Western) submitted a joint letter to the federal Ministers of Health and Environment urging immediate action on Triclosan, an antibacterial chemical widely used in hand soaps, personal care products, plastics and other everyday items, citing concerns about health risks.

Nov 23, 2014

The societal impact of multiple low-level toxic exposures on the developing brains of today's children.

Apr 27, 2014

CPCHE's radon awareness efforts highlighted in USA Today article on radon.

Apr 07, 2014

Healthy Schools Day in Canada, April 8, 2014 - CPCHE's Call to Action

Feb 13, 2014

CPCHE launches a national campaign, in partnership with Health Canada, the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs, the Canadian Lung Association, and Parachute, to encourage families to test their homes for radon. The "Home Safety for your KIDS' Sake: Check it Today" campaign links radon testing to the more familiar home safety measures of smoke detector and carbon monoxide (CO) detector use. 

Nov 20, 2013

Independent tests reveal kids’ products contain chemicals linked to cancer, hormone disruption, and other serious health problems

Media Release from the Canadian Environmental Law Association