Pollution Probe, CPCHE and The Delphi Group have released a white paper calling for a transition to electric-powered school buses across Ontario. The White Paper makes the case for switching away from diesel and investing in electric school buses as a demonstrable step forward in improving air quality, protecting the health of children and combattingContinue reading Pollution Probe, CPCHE and The Delphi Group release White Paper on electric school bus deployment in Ontario
November 2019 The impacts of climate change are apparent and will continue to worsen without strong action. Children’s health and well-being are increasingly at risk from the adverse affects of climate change, including heat stress, trauma from extreme weather events, increased risk of vector-borne diseases, and growing levels of eco-anxiety. CPCHE’s position statement on climateContinue reading CPCHE releases Position Statement on Climate Change
This Healthy Environments for Learning Day, April 28th, CPCHE and CCCF issued the results of a national survey of child care professionals on environmental health in child care settings. The survey results suggest that the child care sector is committed to children’s environmental health, but more support is needed. Nearly one-third of child care professionals whoContinue reading HELD 2022 Media Release of Child Care Survey Results
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 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!