CPCHE calls for vital improvements to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act in letter to the Prime Minister

October 2, 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.

Call for Action on Radon in Child Care Settings

September 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.

CPCHE calls on Environment Ministers to take action to address mercury exposure from compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs)

February 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.

CPCHE’s Executive Director appears before Parliamentary Health Committee on radon

June 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.