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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).

  • Feb 18 2019

    Changements climatiques et santé : prévenir, soigner et s'adapter [French Only]

    at 09:30 EST Topics: Climate Location Type: Online

    À propos du cours En raison des changements climatiques, de nombreux bouleversements affectent maintenant toutes les régions du monde. Ces changements amènent avec eux des modifications majeures dans les écosystèmes aquatiques et terrestres qui nous protègent au quotidien. Le bien-être des populations est ainsi mis en péril, car ces changements s’attaquent aux fondements mêmes de la santé...

  • Feb 21 2019

    Healthy Built Environment Forum Webinar - Place Standard – how good is our place?

    at 09:00 Topics: Built Environment Location Type: Online

    We know that every development creates a place but what is seldom asked is whether or not that development has a positive, neutral or negative impact on the social, physical and cultural well-being of that community.  The presentation will briefly summarise the relationship between place development, empowerment, well-being and inequalities before introducing the Place Standard Tool. This tool is...

  • Feb 28 2019

    Public Health and Environmental Assessments Webinar #3

    at 12:00 EST Topics: Built Environment, Health Impact Assessment Location Type: Online

    Registration is live for the 3rd webinar hosted by the OPHA Built Environment workgroup on Public Health and Environmental Assessments. Join us on Thursday, February 28, 12 – 1 pm for an informative session! https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/public-health-and-environmental-assessments-webinar-3-tickets-55723834489 In this session we’ll explore the Region of Peel – Public Health approach for...

  • Mar 18 2019

    Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines: New Tools for Professionals

    at 12:00 EST Topics: Cannabis Location Type: Online

    The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have teamed up to develop a new set of tools to support professionals to promote the use of the guidelines.  These include a slide deck, FAQs, poster and evidence summary. The guidelines include 10 recommendations on reducing risks associated with cannabis use, based on the best available scientific...

  • Mar 19 2019

    Interactive Mapping of Environmental Health Assessments

    at 09:00 PST Topics: Environmental Health Surveillance, Risk Analysis Location Type: Online

    As part of the knowledge translation plan of the Canadian Alliance for Healthy Hearts and Minds project, the authors developed and released an on-line, interactive map of 2,074 communities across Canada that conveys  information about community health audits. In this presentation, the development of the maps will be described and tips will be given on how to access and use the tools embedded in...