Collective Call to Action to Accelerate School Bus Electrification to protect children’s health and the environment
In Canada, approximately 2.2 million children travel to and from school every day on over 50,000 school buses, making 792 million
school bus trips each year. The majority of school buses are still fueled by diesel.
Bill C-226, An Act respecting the development of a national strategy to assess, prevent and address environmental racism and to advance environmental justice.
The Vision is intended as a framework to support collective efforts towards a world-class child care system in Canada that supports and promotes child health and well-being, now and into the future.
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.
Support needed for continuation of the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study
On behalf of The Sandbox Project, we wish to draw your attention to, and encourage your support for, the continuation of the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study, an internationally recognized, longitudinal population-based birth cohort investigating the origins of chronic childhood illnesses.