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Events

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).

  • Oct 21 2018

    Fourth International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health

    at 09:00 EST Topics: Equity Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON

    Be part of this biennial conference exploring the complex and diverse intersections of law enforcement and public health, involving practitioners, policy makers and researchers from these and other related sectors.   Understanding this common ground is critically important, with many current social, humanitarian, security and broad public health issues requiring an inter-sectoral approach. In...

  • Oct 23 2018

    The expanding range of mosquito and tick vectors: Importance of robust vector surveillance in Ontario

    at 12:00 Topics: Risk Analysis, Ticks Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON

    As persistent changes in weather patterns affect the spread of exotic arthropod vectors worldwide, Ontario has also seen the introduction of exotic mosquitoes and ticks. Based on Ontario’s mosquito and tick surveillance programs, this province has seen the introduction, and possible establishment, of some notable exotic species. The lone star tick is a voracious biter and implicated in red meat...

  • Oct 26 2018

    Does climate modify the relationship between neighbourhood walkability and self-reported walking?

    at 12:30 EDT Topics: Built Environment Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON

    Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar The presentation will explore how neighbourhood walkability may influence physical activity levels and chronic disease risk. Examples will include Public Health Ontario’s research into the relationship between walkability and health. The presenter will also describe recent analyses of climate variables, such as temperature and precipitation, and how...