Physical Environments

Open letter to the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Government of Canada


1 Introduction
II Letter to the Minister
III How I came to write this letter
IV References

Submitted by David Burman

I Introduction

Smoke-free Multi-Unit Dwellings--A Priority for Public Health Action


I Introduction
II Smoke-free Homes and Comprehensive Tobacco Control
III Smoke-free Multi-Unit Housing in Ontario
IV The Role of Local Public Health Departments
V Leadership Examples
VI Conclusion
VII Additional Resources
VII References

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Shaping Active, Healthy Communities – A Heart and Stroke Foundation Built Environment Toolkit for Change


I Introduction
II The built environment
III The built environment tool kit
IV Putting the tool kit into action

--submitted by Stephen Samis, Director, Health Policy, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada


I Introduction

Information and Resources on the December 26 Earthquake and Tsunami

I Introduction

II Information and Resources

A. Contact Information for Major Canadian Non Profits

B. News Sources

C. Government Sites

D. Other Sources of Information and Resources for Disaster Relief

Child Health and the Environment

Type of Resource: Book
Source: Oxford University Press, 2003
Author: Donald T. Wigle

Raising Healthy Children in a Toxic World: 101 Solutions for Every Family

Type of Resource: Book
Source: Rodale, 2001
Author: Phillip Landrigan, Herbert Needleman and Mary Landrigan

Child Health and the Environment---Public Policy Perspective

I Introduction

II Why Focus on Children's Environmental Health?

III Children's Environmental Health Policy--The National Level

IV National Legislation Under Review

V Participation in the Policy Process

-- by Susanne Burkhardt, Policy Analyst, Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment

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