Cities and Neighbourhoods

Healthy urban environments typically include positive outdoor social spaces, clean air, effective sanitation services, accessible and healthy food, quality housing, health care services, social supports, and openness to cultural diversity.

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Children and Youth

 A systematic review to examine the ‘state’ of children’s environmental health research in Canada to inform future research strategies to address broader socio-economic contexts that  perpetuate inequitable environmental health for vulnerable children.


First Nations Health

 Although respiratory disease rates are climbing throughout society, First Nations youth are currently beset with a higher likelihood of living with asthma and allergies than other youth and adult populations in Canada.

Featured Articles


Welcome Cohort 2016!

We at The Centre for Environmental Health Equity are pleased to welcome two new graduate students and three interns to our team this year. Our new Master’s in Health Promotion students Carlos Sanchez Pimienta and Magnus Nowell will be starting their…


THE RIGHT TO REMAIN (R2R) Documentary airs on CBC Television

Vancouver Downtown Eastside residents find an unexpected and influential ally as they fight to save their community from developers. WATCH ONLINE National airdate Saturday, March 12, 2016 on CBC Television Original airdate August 8, 2015, North by Northwest, guest host…

Andre-Anne Parent

Considering culture and context when supporting the development of communities

CEHE Knowledge Leader André-Anne Parent has recently published an article in the journal Community Psychology in Global Perspective, stemming from her PhD research at Université Laval. The article “Considering culture and context when supporting the development of communities” reviews the ethnographic…


• Jeff Masuda will be speaking at Global Forum on Health Promotion, taking place October 16-18 in Charlottetown, PEI,

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