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 to children in early learning and school environments.

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Healthy Environments for Learning Day (HELD) is Thursday, April 27, 2023

2023 Campaign

Electric School Buses

Promoting the shift from diesel-powered to electric school buses across the country.

Past Campaigns


Healthy and Sustainable Child Care Environments

Creating healthy and sustainable child care environments both indoors and out.


Climate Action

Five ways schools and students can help Canada reach net-zero emissions.



Learn about 4 ACTIONS to help protect our kids from the health risks of diesel emissions exposure.



Rule out radon in schools and child care environments. Learn more about this preventable cancer risk.