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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).

  • Apr 18 2019

    Paradox of wealth and health: Resource development and social determinants of health

    at 12:00 PST Topics: Equity Location Type: Online

    The understanding and management of health impacts associated with natural resource development activities like pipelines, mines and processing facilities, has traditionally focused on the impacts from biophysical exposures (e.g. changes to air quality, water quality, etc.). However, extensive research conducted over the past three decades leaves little doubt that social factors are powerful...

  • 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...