2023 Campaign: School Bus Electrification

2023 HELD Campaign: School Bus Electrification Accelerating Change: Yellow School Buses Going Green Each day, children travel to and from schools on diesel fueled buses that are harmful to their health.  This year the Healthy Environments for Learning Day (HELD) campaign is promoting the transition from diesel powered to zero emission electric school buses nationwide. […]

2019 Campaign: Diesel

2019 HELD Campaign: Diesel Diesel When it comes to diesel emissions and children’s health… Does your school get an “A” for action? Diesel emissions can cause cancer and respiratory problems, and are linked to other health effects. Children are more vulnerable to harm. Diesel-powered buses can be an important source of exposure for children. Cleaner […]

2022 – Healthy and Sustainable Child Care Environments

Healthy Environments for Learning Day 2022 The focus for this year’s Healthy Environments for Learning Day (HELD) is on healthy and sustainable child care environments. This year HELD was on April 28th, 2022. Our campaign for HELD 2022 includes: Get involved in HELD 2022 We welcome your involvement and promotion in this year’s campaign. There are […]

Healthy Environments for Learning Day

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Welcome Healthy Environments for Learning Day Healthy Environments for Learning Day (HELD) is a key initiative of the Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE). Healthy Environments for Learning Day, formerly Healthy Schools Day, takes place each April in Canada and aims to raise awareness of and encourage action to prevent environmental health risks […]

Collaborators 2020/2021

Canadian Association of Nurses for the Environment Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment Canadian Child Care Federation Child and Nature Alliance of Canada For Our Kids Green Teacher Grey Bruce Public Health Health Canada Learning Disability Association of Canada New Brunswick Lung Association Ontario Public Health Association Outdoor Play Canada Pollution Probe Raffi Foundation […]