Category: Children and Youth


Healthy Prisons, Healthy Communities?

“The Four Directions Hand Drummers set a reflective tone for an afternoon of learning and conversation at The Tett Centre, April 25, 2016”.

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CPCHE’s RentSafe initiative: Advocating for safer housing for low-income tenants and families

by Kathryn Laferriere The Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health & Environment (CPCHE), a long time CEHE collaborator, is leading an ambitious initiative that aims to address housing-related environmental health risks for low-income populations. The focus will be on low-income tenants…

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Bonding Through Bars – Giving Voice to Silenced Children of Incarcerated Mothers

by Kirsten Hargreaves and Samantha Sarra In August of 2012 the Centre for Environmental Health Equity hosted a pilot project entitled “Knowledge Leader’s in Children’s Environmental Health”. Twenty ambitious leaders from across Canada merged in Vancouver, BC for one intensive…

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Community Leader “In-Focus” – a candid interview with Karina Cardona Claros

by Aaron Franks, CEHE Research Associate 1Q. Congratulations Karina, you are featured in Eco-Parent Magazine. In this article you talk about growing up in an environment watching your parents help newcomers to Canada settle in. Is there a specific memory…

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