HELD 2022 HEALTHY AND SUSTAINABLE CHILD CARE ENVIRONMENTS – A Vision for Canada

This Healthy Environments for Learning Day, the Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE), the Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF) and more than 40 organizations from across Canada are releasing the Healthy and Sustainable Child Care Environments: A Vision for Canada. The Vision is intended as a framework to support collective efforts towards a world-classContinue reading HELD 2022 HEALTHY AND SUSTAINABLE CHILD CARE ENVIRONMENTS – A Vision for Canada

Healthy Schools Day has a new name and a new look!

Healthy Environments for Learning Day, formerly Healthy Schools Day (HSD), has changed its name to be inclusive of early learning and child care environments.  Healthy Environments for Learning Day takes place each April in Canada and aims to raise awareness of and encourage action to prevent environmental health risks to children in early learning environmentsContinue reading Healthy Schools Day has a new name and a new look!

Remembering Dr. Lynn Marshall

CPCHE has lost a dear colleague and friend. Dr. Lynn Marshall passed away on April 14, 2022. Lynn was a founding partner in CPCHE, representing the Ontario College of Family Physicians and the Environmental Health Clinic at Women’s College Hospital and, later on, the Environmental Health Institute of Canada which she co-founded in 2006. OverContinue reading Remembering Dr. Lynn Marshall

CPCHE joins open letter to federal government urging action on cancer-causing radon as part of new Greener Homes program

CPCHE joins with CELA, the Lung Association, the David Suzuki Foundation and CAREX Canada in an open letter to the Honourable Seamus O’Regan urging the federal government to include measures to address cancer-causing radon in Canada’s new Greener Homes Program. Citing evidence that energy retrofits can inadvertently worsen indoor radon gas exposure, the organizations callContinue reading CPCHE joins open letter to federal government urging action on cancer-causing radon as part of new Greener Homes program

CPCHE welcomes Raffi Foundation donation

CPCHE is delighted to announce a generous donation from the Raffi Foundation for Child Honouring. The contribution, which coincides with CPCHE’s 20th anniversary, will enable the partnership to deepen its collective work to advance healthy learning environments for children and action on climate change.Continue reading CPCHE welcomes Raffi Foundation donation