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We offer a directory of upcoming conferences, courses and other continuing education opportunities related to environmental health practice and policy. We also welcome input regarding any upcoming events of relevance to the environmental health community not listed here.

Events are described in their applicable language(s).

  • Apr 24 2019

    Microbiology - Antimicrobial Use, Resistance and Stewardship in Animals

    at 12:00 EST Topics: Agriculture, Infectious Diseases Location Type: Online and In Person

    Antimicrobials are widely used in animals, which has led to concern about antimicrobial use and resistance in veterinary medicine and agriculture. Antimicrobials are required in many situations for animal health and welfare, but any use of antimicrobials can create a degree of risk for the emergence of resistance in animal and human pathogens. This presentation provides a general overview of how...

  • Apr 25 2019

    Social Isolation and the Built Environment - Can Housing Form Play a Role?

    at 11:00 PST Topics: Built Environment, Equity Location Type: Online

    Social isolation is an increasingly important issue in Canada which has been associated with negative health outcomes such as depression, anxiety, and cognitive decline among those with dementia. In this webinar we will briefly explore the state of knowledge around built environment and what is being done regarding social isolation. We will focus on exploring how housing forms, such as co-ops and...

  • Apr 27 2019

    2019 CARST Radon Conference

    at 08:30 Topics: Radon Location Type: In Person Location: Saskatoon, SK

    The annual CARST Conference is known for its positive upbeat atmosphere, great presentations and excellent opportunities for learning, networking and connecting with vendors.  And of course for the Radon Olympics, which return this year for their third appearance!

  • Apr 30 2019

    Canadian Public Health Association: Public Health 2019

    at 09:30 EST

    Public Health 2019 is the national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.   Two Forums will be held concurrently with...

  • Apr 30 2019

    Outcome Based Regulations – Safe Food for Canadian Regulations

    at 12:00 EST Topics: Food Location Type: Online and In Person

    Effective earlier this year, the new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) consolidated 14 sets of existing regulations into one. These strong, outcome based regulations focus on prevention, new inspection approaches, services and the use of risk based oversight to strengthen the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's ability to meet the needs of consumers and industry. The SFCR require food...

  • May 02 2019

    Meat, monkeys and mosquitoes: a one health perspective on emerging diseases

    at 10:30 PST Topics: Zoonoses Location Type: Online

    Speaker: Prof. Laura Kahn, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University Objectives: Understand the impacts that climate change will have on agriculture and food security Understand the role that agriculture plays in disease emergence Learn the One Health concept and how it can be used as a framework to address complex issues such as emerging diseases  

  • May 13 2019

    A Well-Being Mandate: City Building in the 21st Century

    at 11:00 PST Topics: Built Environment Location Type: Online

    The way we build cities shapes how people live. City building can create positive or negative health outcomes. It can contribute to or detract from the genuine well-being of individuals and communities. Drawing on her experience as Mayor of Victoria, on examples from other cities and on healthy cities and urban development literature Mayor Helps will make a case for the importance of city design...