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.

Response from Federal Minister of the Environment on Triclosan

January 9, 2015

Response from Federal Minister of the Environment on Triclosan

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.

January 17, 2015

Response from Health Canada on Triclosan