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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…

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A ‘Q and A’ with Linor David about the environmental health equity issues of nail salon workers in Toronto

There are over 1150 nail salons in Toronto with approximately 10,000 workers who are routinely exposed to chemicals that are known to be harmful to health1, yet related occupational health and safety policies and regulations are limited. This is a…

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At the Margins and in Deep: the need to prioritize equity for children’s environmental health

by Tara Zupancic Children lead complicated lives. They are profoundly shaped by their environment and yet, simultaneously, have little control over it. Their food, home, school, neighborhood and play spaces set a critical cast for their well-being and they depend on…

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Catching up with our Knowledge Leaders

In 2012, 20 Knowledge Leaders in children’s environmental health came together in Vancouver to learn about and develop equity-focused knowledge translation (EqKT) approaches in their work. We recently caught up with some of the Knowledge Leaders to check in on their…

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