WHO Finds Significant Health & Climate Benefits associated with Transit & Active Transportation

The World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded that the climate change mitigation strategies that significantly increase the accessibility, affordability and quality of public transit and

Cycling & Traffic Corridors: Health Risks & Benefits

Within the public health sector, there can be an uneasiness about encouraging people to cycle along busy traffic corridors.  While most public health professionals appreciate that health benefits can be

The Health & Economic Costs of Climate Change in Canada

The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) has released its latest report on climate change.  This report  is focused on the economic impacts

Weaving Health into the Land Use Planning Process: One Story

In 2006, I was hired by a health department in a regional municipality in southern Ontario to integrate public health’s priorities, particularly those associated with air quality and

Bike Lanes are a Public Health Priority!!

Last week, the local paper in my community ran an article about the candidates in my riding who are running in the provincial election.  Apparently,

Public Health and Land Use Planning: Two Reports

The Clean Air Partnership, in collaboration with the Ontario Public Health Association, has produced two new resources for public health professionals with an interest in public

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