Child Health and the Environment

CELA is a founding member of the Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment (CPCHE). CPCHE's Childproofing for Environmental Health national awareness campaign includes a comprehensive Primer on children's environmental health issues and and mulitple ongoing outreach and policy advocacy activities.

Title:Response to: Defining vulnerable populations - A first step towards a policy framework on vulnerable populations
Resource Type:Letter, Response to Consultation
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Date authored:January 21, 2019
Publication number:1236
Author/s:Kathleen Cooper
Author Organization:Canadian Environmental Law Association
Title:Including Healthy Housing within the National Housing Strategy
Resource Type:Letter, Response to Consultation
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# of Pages:6
Date authored:October 21, 2016
Author/s:Erica Phipps
Author Organization:on behalf of the Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment
Title:Seeking a Canada-wide Standard for Extended Producer Responsibility for mercury-containing compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs)

Letter to Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment

Resource Type:Letter
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# of Pages:4
Date authored:February 22, 2016
Author/s:Erica Phipps on behalf of the Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment
Title:Reinstating the definition of “danger” in the Canada Labour Code

Letter to Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

Resource Type:Letter
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# of Pages:4
Date authored:February 8, 2016
Publication number:1056
Author/s:Kathleen Cooper and Theresa McClenaghan
Author Organization:Canadian Environmental Law Association

Jan 21 2016

Announcing the EDUTOX Video Challenge
Title:Response to CCEYA Consultation: Recommendations to Improve Children’s Environmental Health in Child Care Settings

Input from CPCHE to regulatory developments under the new Child Care and Early Years Act

Resource Type:Letter, Response to Consultation
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# of Pages:11
Date authored:May 11, 2015
Author/s:Erica Phipps on behalf of the Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment
Author Organization:Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment (CPCHE)
Title:Letter to Dominion Colour Corporation regarding continued sale of lead-containing pigments
Resource Type:Letter
Content:Download PDF file
# of Pages:1
Date authored:November 24, 2014
Author/s:Dr. Kapil Khatter and twelve additional signatories
Author Organization:Canadian Association of Phyisicans for the Environment, CELA, and eleven additional individuals and organizations
Title:Support needed for continuation of the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study
Resource Type:Letter
Content:Download PDF file
# of Pages:3
Date authored:February 19, 2013
Author/s:Dr. Eric Crighton and Dr. Christine Hampson
Author Organization:Sandbox Project and 17 signatory organizations including CELA
Title:CELA Response to Fourth Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC4) Issues for a Global Legally Binding Instrument on Mercury
Resource Type:Letter
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# of Pages:10
Date authored:June 19, 2012
Publication number:847
Author/s:Fe de Leon
Author Organization:CELA
Title:Early Exposures to Hazardous Pollutants/Chemicals and Associations with Chronic Disease - A Scoping Review (video briefing)
Resource Type:Presentation
Date authored:July 20, 2011
Author/s:Kathleen Cooper
Author Organization:Canadian Environmental Law Association
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