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Are Naturally Ventilated LEED Buildings Healthier? (UBC Bridge Program)

Green building rating systems such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) employ a variety of design solutions to reduce energy and minimize environmental damage. These solutions, such as the use of passive ventilation, do not necessarily lead to improvements in occupant health Passive ventilation strategies employed to reduce energy can lead to uneven airflow distribution and...

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Health Effects of Large LED Screens on Local Residents

In 2011, three high-definition outdoor LED video billboards were erected around a city sports stadium. The residents of the surrounding community are exposed to the lighted images of these screens when they are illuminated. A representative of a community organization advocating to remove the video screens has asked the Chief Medical Health Officer of the local health department whether the...

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Workshops Presentations

Housing and Health: How can Community Health Nurses intervene?

Presentation: Housing and HealthTom Kosatsky, NCCEHMona Shum, NCCEH

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Legislation

Canada Shipping Act, 2001, SC 2001, c 26

Dwellings and Buildings Regulation, Man Reg 322/88 R

Sanitary Regulations Governing Hotels, Tourist Camps and Overnight Cabins, NS Reg 22/50

Homes for Special Care Act, RSNS 1989, c 203

Homes for Special Care Regulations, NS Reg 127/77

Recreational Camps Regulations, NS Reg 254/2011

Camp Sanitation Regulations, RRNWT (Nu), 1990 c P-12

Homes for Special Care Act, RSO 1990, c H.12

Child and Family Services Act, RSO 1990, c C.11

Summer Trailer Court, Tenting and Camp Areas Regulations, PEI Reg EC167/69