Tackling Climate Change: Investing in a Healthy, Green and Just Recovery

Letter to Prime Minister re: COP26 from Eight Health Organizations – CMA, CPHA, CNA, CFNU, OPHA, CIPH-Ontario, CAPE and CHASE. Oct 18, 2021

Canada Announced that it will join 49 other countries to commit to the cop26-health-programme, in response to advocacy from Canadian health organizations. Nov 9, 2021

OP-ED: The Hill Times. Health Professionals Prescribe Climate Action for a Healthy Future. Kim Perrotta, CHASE and Helen Doyle, OPHA. Oct 15, 2021.

#ClimatePrescription Open Letter. Prepared by the Global Climate Health Alliance. October 11, 2021. Signed by CHASE and over 400 other health organizations representing 45 million health professionals globally. Calling for Action by Leaders at COP26. Click Here.

OP-ED: Hamilton Spectator: Climate Change – the New Public Health Emergency. Kim Perrotta, CHASE, and Pegeen Walsh, OPHA. July 12, 2021.

ARTICLE: National Observer. Carl Meyer. April 6, 2021. Health groups ask Liberals to ensure climate spending helps low-income families. Click here.

RESOURCES: Invest in Renewable Energy to Create Healthy, Green and Just Communities. CHASE with the CPHA and OPHA. April 2021. English Backgrounder (8 pages) & English Factsheet (4 pages) & French Backgrounder (10 pages) & French Factsheet (4 pages).

RESOURCES: Invest in Building Retrofits to Create Healthy, Green and Just Communities. CHASE with CPHA and OPHA. March 2021. English Factsheet (3 pages) & English Backgrounder (5 pages) & French Factsheet & French Backgrounder.

LETTER: To Federal Ministers re: Key Ideas for Low-Income Energy Efficiency Program. CHASE with CPHA and OPHA. May 5, 2021. Click Here.

RESOURCES: Invest in Zero Emission Vehicles for a Healthy, Green and Just Recovery. CHASE with CPHA and OPHA. March 2021.English Factsheet (3-pages) & English Backgrounder (6-pages) & French Factsheet & French Backgrounder.

RESOURCES: Invest in Active Travel to Create Healthy, Green and Just Communities. CHASE with CPHA and OPHA. February 2021. English Factsheet (3 pages) & English Backgrounder (5 pages) & French Factsheet & French Backgrounder

RESOURCES: Invest in Public Transit to Create Healthy, Green and Just Communities. CHASE with CPHA and OPHA. February 2021. English Factsheet (3 pages) & English Backgrounder (6 pages) & French Factsheet & French Backgrounder

MEDIA RELEASE: re: Public Transit Funding is a Win for Public Health and Social Equity. Prepared by CHASE, CPHA & OPHA. Feb 10, 2021

LETTER: To Federal Ministers Re: Canada’s Updated Climate Action Plan – A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy CHASE, the CPHA & the OPHA, Feb 8, 2021.

MEDIA RELEASE: Civil Society Reacts to Canada’s Newly Announced Federal Climate Target. Click Here. Climate Action Network. April 2021.

PRESENTATION: Climate Change, COVID19 and Health Inequities. Kim Perrotta, CHASE, Health Promotion Ontario Webinar re: Managing Health Inequities in a Pandemic. Nov 26, 2020

LETTER: To Prime Minister Trudeau from the Transit Coalition re: Need for Emergency Funding for Transit Operations. Transit Coalition. Oct 2020

SUBMISSION: Public Health Submission to the Federal Finance Committee re: COVID19 Economic Recovery. CHASE with CPHA, OPHA and the Alliance for Healthier Communities. August 6, 2020.

OP-ED: Hamilton Spectator. COVID-19 Recovery can Help in Climate Crisis. Kim Perrotta, CHASE, Dr. Charles Gardner & Ian Culbert. CPHA, April 2020.

OP-ED: Hamilton Spectator. Green Investment and Resilient Communities Lead to a Brighter Future. Kim Perrotta, CHASE, April 2020.