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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.

BCIT Environmental Health Student Presentations 2015

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.

PDF icon 2015-06-25_EH_Seminar_KT_for_PHIs-Tang.pdf, PDF icon 2015-06-25_EH_Seminar_Sous_vide_Cooking-Li.pdf

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Public health impacts of hydraulic fracturing: Seismic activity and potential risks

Canadian Public Health Association Public Health 2015

Presenter: Anne-Marie Nicol

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Addressing health inequities and the social determinants of health in environmental health practice: Findings of a pilot study

Canadian Public Health Association Public Health 2015

Presenters: Karen Rideout, Dianne Oickle

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Housing, health and the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

Joint NCCEH/NCCAH Workshop at Canadian Public Health Association Public Health 2015 in Vancouver

Successes and challenges in mitigation of radon in urban Aboriginal housing, Prince George, BCLeo Hebert, Executive Director, Prince George Métis Housing Society Insights into on-reserve housingLinda Pillsworth, Manager, Environmental Health Services, First Nations Health Authority Mould RemediationMona Shum, Occupational Hygiene and Safety Team Lead, AMEC Environment and Infrastructure Mould As A SymptomLouis Sorin, Community Area Director, Winnipeg Health Regional Authority

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EHOs' involvement with food security: Promoting food donations

Topics: Food 

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: Winifred Lao, Kimberly Wrixon, Cathy Wong, and Wilson Yu, British Columbia Institute of Technology

Recording (YouTube)

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Case Studies in Food Risk Assessments

Topics: Food 

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: Lorraine McIntyre, Environmental Health Services, BC Centre for Disease Control

Abstract: If you’ve ever wondered how long partially dried pasta can be refrigerated, the risks with carob or chocolate in raw food and baked desserts, or whether you can safely sous vide shell eggs, this presentation is for you.  Following a brief review of risk analysis, case studies derived from EHO field questions will be used to guide you through the process of a food safety risk assessment.

Recording (YouTube)

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Can Eating be a Risk-Free Activity?: Conceptualizing Public Policy Initiatives Aimed at Improving Food-Related Health Outcomes

Topics: Food 

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. Shannon Majowicz, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo

Recording (YouTube)

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Environmental health equity: From the molecular to the global

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. Trevor Hancock, Professor and Senior Scholar, University of Victoria

Abstract: As is the case with the social determinants of health, the environmental determinants of health are distributed inequitably based on income, ethnicity, age, geography, level of development and so on. In this presentation I will discuss various forms of environmental health inequity, ranging from the molecular to the global level, and the implications for communities, societies and public health and other health professionals.

Recording (YouTube)

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Food Safety, Food Security, and the Public Health Inspector

Topics: Food Location: NB, Canada

CIPHI New Brunswick Annual Educational Conference 2014 CIPHI National Educational Conference 2014 (with Rick Kelly, Food Security Network of NL)

Food Safety, Food Security, and the Public Health Inspector (CIPHI NB)

Food Safety, Food Security, and the Public Health Inspector (CIPHI National)

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Shale gas extraction and public health: What we know, what we can infer, and how we can move forward

Canadian Public Health Association 2014 Conference

The panel session was designed to provide a basic understanding of shale gas extraction and hydraulic fracturing and to describe its impact on public health. Furthermore, this panel sought to identify important aspects to consider for provinces that are currently pursuing, or considering pursuing, the extraction of shale gas using hydraulic fracturing.

Introduction

Hydraulic Fracturing & Public Health: What we know, what we can infer and how we can move forward

Public Health Review on Shale Gas Activities: Water, Air Contamination and Technology Risk Management

Shale Gas and Public Health

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Retrospective Investigation of Drinking Water-related Illnesses in Canada

Topics: Water, Drinking Water Location: General, Canada

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Ontario Branch) Small Drinking Water Systems Symposium

Retrospective Investigation of Drinking Water-related Illnesses in Canada

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Specified Risk Material: Public Health Implications

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Ontario Branch) 2009 Educational Conference

Specified Risk Material: Public Health Implications

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Infiltration of air pollutants and effectiveness of cleaners

Topics: Air, Indoor Air, Outdoor Air Location: General, Canada

L'Institut national de santé publique (INSPQ) 8e Atelier de santé environnementale

Infiltration of air pollutants and effectiveness of cleaners

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Heat-Related Mortality in BC: Surprising Numbers

Topics: Climate Location: General, Canada

University of Washington/UBC/Simon Fraser University Occupational and Environmental Health Conference

Heat-Related Mortality in BC: Surprising Numbers

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Raising Chickens in City Backyards: The Public Health Role

Topics: Agriculture Location: General, Canada

Canadian Public Health Assocation Centennial Conference (2010)

Raising Chickens in City Backyards: The Public Health Role

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Warmer Day Mortality in Yellowknife and Whitehorse: Are There Already Demonstrable Climate Change Impacts?

Topics: Climate Location: General, Canada

International Union for Circumpolar Health (IUCH) 14th International Congress on Circumpolar Health

Warmer Day Mortality in Yellowknife and Whitehorse

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Forest Fires: Impacts on Air Quality and Health

Topics: Air, Outdoor Air, Forest Fires Location: General, Canada

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (New Brunswick Branch) 2010 Annual Conference

Forest Fires: Impacts on Air Quality and Health

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Mould and Health Effects

Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: General, Canada

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Saskatchewan Branch) 2009 Annual Educational Conference

Mould and Health Effects

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NCCPH Small Drinking Water Systems Project

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Newfoundland and Labrador Branch) Annual Branch Conference 2009

NCCPH Small Drinking Water Systems Project

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Preventing Heat-Related Deaths: What We Know, What We Can Do

Topics: Climate Location: General, Canada

Health Canada - Heat Health Community Sharing Network Webinar

Preventing Heat-Related Deaths: What We Know, What We Can Do

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