Childproofing for Environmental Health

CELA Bulletin 55: 15-September-2005 Periodic E-News from the Canadian Environmental Law Association Childproofing for Environmental Health National Awareness Campaign Begins Today The Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment (CPCHE) is pleased to announce its Childproofing for Environmental Health Campaign. At a news conference this morning, CPCHE will launch two new educational resources (on-line links provided below) alongside the release of a detailed technical report from Toronto's Medical Officer of Health.Launch Location: Marriott Downtown, Toronto Eaton Centre (525 Bay Street, behind Toronto City Hall) Salon C (Lower Level)Date and Time: Thursday, September 15, 2005 at 11 AMSpeakers: Dr. David McKeown, Medical Officer of Health, Toronto; Paul Muldoon, Executive Director, Canadian Environmental Law Association; Dr. Hilary de Veber, Pediatrician; Dr. Ann Phillips, Environmental Health Promoter and Researcher, South Riverdale Community Health Centre.On-line:

 Member organizations of the Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment include: Canadian Association of Physicians for the EnvironmentCanadian Child Care FederationCanadian Environmental Law AssociationCanadian Institute of Child HealthEnvironmental Health Clinic, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences CentreLearning Disabilities Association of CanadaOntario College of Family PhysiciansOntario Public Health AssociationPollution ProbeSouth Riverdale Community Health CentreToronto Public HealthFor more information: Kathleen Cooper, Senior Researcher, Canadian Environmental Law Association (author of the Primer and co-author of the Toronto Public Health report) 416-960-2284, ext 221 or kcooper (at) cela.ca