Search Organizations (English): Ontario, Environmental health

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Coalition des communautés en santé de l'Ontario  
http://www.healthycommunities.on.ca/

Brings together a broad-based group of community and provincial associations, spanning the social, environmental, economic, and political spectrums. Members share a common goal of creating healthier communities, and they actively support the Healthy Communities network by sharing their knowledge, skills and experiences with others. // Forme un groupe ample d`organismes provinciaux et communautaires qui oeuvrent dans les secteurs social, environnemental, économique et politique. Membres de la CCSO partagent un but commun, celui d'améliorer la santé de leurs communautés. (See Details)

Canadian Partnership for Children's Health & Environment  
http://www.healthyenvironmentforkids.ca/english/
Forms an affiliation of groups with overlapping missions to improve children's environmental health in Canada. (See Details)
Environmental Defense  
http://www.environmentaldefence.ca/
Works to protect the environment and human health. Conducts research and educates on clean air, safe food, thriving ecosystems, and more. (See Details)
Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment  
http://www.cape.ca/
Forms a membership organization for health professionals that works to protect the environment in order to protect human health. Educates physicians on environmental issues, providing them with both accurate information and a framework for thinking about environmental problems. Prepares spokespersons to comment on the health implications of environmental issues in an accurate and rigorous manner. Serves as a "think tank" for considering the health implications of environmental issues. Provides a forum in which physicians can meet and discuss health issues associated with environmental problems together with non-physician colleagues who have the knowledge and insight they need. (See Details)
Women and Environments Education and Development Foundation  
http://www.weimag.com/
A non-profit, charitable and voluntary organization born out of the vision of a group of women to provide a forum for the discussion of issues and concerns on the impact of our built, natural, and physical environments on Women's Health. WEED is the umbrella organization for the publication WE International (formerly Women and Environments) and the organization Women's Network on Health and the Environment (WNH&E). (See Details)
International Institute of Concern for Public Health  
http://www.iicph.org/
Forms an organization dedicated to helping communities assess and improve their environmental health status. Alerts and informs the public of the health hazards of pesticides, nuclear industries and other commercial, military, and industrial products. (See Details)
Women's Healthy Environments Network  
http://www.whenvironments.ca/
Works to educate the media, policy makers and general public to the fact that environmental health is a key determinant of public health. Promotes the primary prevention of environmentally linked health problems such as cancer, asthma, immune system related conditions and others by advocating the reduction of toxic emissions; a shift to safe production models, biological agriculture and lawn care; more efficient, renewable energy sources; affordable public transportation; and more. Focuses on the primary prevention of women's reproductive health problems, as well as other environmentally linked health issues. (See Details)
Toxic Nation  
http://www.environmentaldefence.ca/toxicnation/landing.htm
Works to protect the environment and human health. Web site includes informaiton on toxic chemicals and their impacts on human health. (See Details)
Nasivvik – Centre for Inuit Health and Changing Environments  
http://www.nasivvik.ulaval.ca/en

Research Centre at Laval University focused on the health impacts for Inuit people in Canada’s Arctic.

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Canadian Environmental Network (cen) – chemical management plan capacity building project  
http://www.cen-rce.org/CMP/indexcmp.html

Works with Environmental Defence (ED) to inform the public about the federal government’s Chemical Management Plan and to increase public involvement in the Plan. Regular updates and information on the website.


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