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Workshops and Presentations

The team at NCCEH regularly presents at environmental health events across Canada in addition to organizing workshops and meetings on various developing topics. A select listing of our presentations made at conferences and other meetings is available here.

Please contact us to find out if we can contribute to an upcoming event.

Mapping the Built Environment: Peel Public Health’s Healthy Development Mapping and Monitoring Project

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online.

Speakers: Maria Mukhtar, Analyst, Research and Policy, Peel Public Health (Ontario); David Guillette, Data and GIS Specialist, Peel Data Centre (Ontario)

Youtube video recording

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Inuit and Metis radon research across the country

Radon, an odorless, colourless, radioactive gas, is an established carcinogen and the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers. Radon poses a health risk for indoor environments, particularly in rooms on ground or basement levels where the gas can enter through cracks in the foundation. Health Canada has been measuring radon levels in homes and workplaces and elevated levels of radon have been identified in most regions of the country.

PDF icon NCCEH Overview of historical radon testing programs with FN communities April 2018_EN.pdf, PDF icon NCCEH_Radon_Neathway_EN.pdf

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Public Health Surveillance of Housing Conditions: Recent Data From Montreal and Thoughts on Improving Impacts on Policy

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online.

Speaker: Dr. David Kaiser, Specialist Physician, Montreal Public Health

Recording (YouTube)

PDF icon 2018-02-22_EH_Seminar_Surveillance_Housing_Health-Kaiser.pdf

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Widening the Health Lens in the Environmental Impact Assessment Process: Lessons Learned in the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online.

Speaker: Laura Chow, Environmental Health Officer, Built Environment Team, Vancouver Coastal Health

Recording (YouTube)

PDF icon 2017-04-20_EH_Seminar_George_Massey_Tunnel_HIA.pdf

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Integrating Indigenous Community Planning into a Healthy Built Environment

Canadian Public Health Association Public Health 2016

In collaboration with NCCAH, this session included four presentations, each addressing different aspects of a holistic approach towards integrating the natural and built environment, economy, and health in Indigenous community planning. The following concepts emerged from the 90-minute symposium:

Click here to see presentations uploaded by CPHA

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Foundations of Health and the Built Environment

Topics: Built Environment Location: General, Canada

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Newfoundland and Labrador Branch) 2010 Educational Conference

CIPHI_NL_2010_Built_Environment_Workshop.pdf

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An Introduction to Healthy Built Environments

Topics: Built Environment Location: General, Canada

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Saskatchewan Branch) 2011 Professional Education and Development Seminar

An Introduction to Healthy Built Environments

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Intervention Strategies to Reduce Residential Pesticide Exposures

Wind Turbines and Environmental Assessment

Western Medical Officers of Health Meeting June 2009; previous versions presented at Atlantic Medical Officers of Health Meeting May 2009 and CIPHI (NS/PE Branch) 2009 Annual Educational Session

Wind Turbines and Environmental Assessment

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Bed bugs: What to do about unwanted houseguests

American Industrial Hygiene Association Conference and Exposition 2012

Bed bugs: What to do about unwanted houseguests

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Built Environment: A multisectoral health issue

Topics: Built Environment Location: NB, Canada

Canadian Public Health Association (NB/PEI Branch) and Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (NB Branch) Joint Educational Conference 2012

Built Environment: A multisectoral health issue

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Linking practice with research: Building a public health evidence base for health and the built environment

Topics: Built Environment Location: WA, United States

UW/UBC/SFU/UVic Annual Occupational, Environmental and Public Health Conference 2014

Linking practice with research: Building a public health evidence base for health and the built environment

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Bed Bugs and Public Health: A Re-emerging Scourge for the New Public Health

Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) 2010 Centennial Conference

Presentations

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Health and Planning: Exploring Options for Rural Communities

Topics: Built Environment Location: NL, Canada

Newfoundland & Labrador Public Health Association et al. - Building Healthy Communities Conference

Workshop Summary

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Bringing Health Back Into Planning: Overview of Canadian Tools and Cross-Sector Action

Topics: Built Environment Location: QC, Canada

Ecocity World Summit 2011

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Introduction to Healthy Built Environment

Topics: Built Environment Location: BC, Canada

International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) 11th World Congress; Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) 2010 National Conference

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