CHASE is pleased to provide immediate comment on issues related to human health and the environment. Journalists working on these issues should contact Executive Director, Kim Perrotta at kim@CHASECanada.org
Media Hits & Media Releases
Media Release: Eight Canadian Health Organizations Call on Canada to do its Fair Share at COP26. Oct.19, 2021.
The Hill Times: OP-ED: Health Professionals Prescribe Climate Action for a Healthy Future. Prepared by Kim Perrotta, CHASE and Helen Doyle, OPHA. Oct 15, 2021.
The Hill Times: Op-Ed. The Public Health Case for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty. Prepared by Kim Perrotta, CHASE, and Dr. Jacob Pendergrast. July 26, 2021.
Hamilton Spectator: Op-Ed. Climate Change – the New Public Health Emergency. Preapared by Kim Perrotta, CHASE, and Pegeen Walsh, OPHA. July 12, 2021.
National Observer. Carl Meyer. National Observer. April 6, 2021. Health groups ask Liberals to ensure climate spending helps low-income families.
Media Release re: Public Transit Funding is a Win for Public Health and Social Equity. CPHA, OPHA & CHASE. Feb 10, 2021
Media Release: August 6, 2020. Public Health Organizations calling for a Green, Healthy and Just Recovery.
Hamilton Spectator. June 23, 2020. Op-ed prepared by Dr. Charles Gardner, Ian Culbert and Kim Perrotta. COVID-19 Recovery can Help in Climate Crisis.
Media Release: May 29, 2020. Principles for a Just Recovery for All.
The Toronto Star. April 26, 2020. Article that cites Ronald Macfarlane, Associate with CHASE. Torontonians cant wait for the City’s green spaces to reopen; not so fast says Mayor John Tory.
Hamilton Spectator. April 20, 2020. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta. ED for CHASE. Green Investment and Resilient Communities Lead to a Brighter Future.
Hamilton Spectator, March 21, 2020. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta. ED for CHASE. Large Grocers should do more to Flatten the Curve.
Prairie Climate Centre. Prairie Atlas Climate Change and Health Website. Aug 2019. Kim Perrotta interview.
CTV New Winnipeg. Sept 2019. Climate Change presents risks to Health. Interview with Kim Perrotta.
Toronto Star. September 2019. Article with Kim Perrotta, ED for CAPE. What happened to the smog days of summer.
CBC New Brunswick. June 06, 2019. Health impacts of climate change in New Brunswick. Interview with Kim Perrotta, CAPE ED.
National Observer. February 2019. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta, ED for CAPE. Canada’s Health Organizations Demand Action on Climate Change.
Edmonton Journal. June 7, 2019. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta, ED for CAPE and Dr. Joe Vipond, CAPE Board Member. Ignoring Climate Change is Bad for Albertan’s Health.
Toronto Star. September 2018. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta, ED for CAPE, and Dr. John Howard, Chair of CAPE Board. Carbon Tax is being used to improve health.
Toronto Star. March 2018. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta. ED for CAPE. Public Transit Benefits Everyone, Even those who Don’t Use it.
Bloomberg Video. 2018. Interview with Kim Perrotta, CAPE ED. Activists sue Environment Canada for Dragging heals in VW Investigation.
The Hill Times. December 2017. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta, ED for CAPE and Judi Varga-Toth, ED for Canada Bikes. Active transportation needs a federal champion
Globe and Mail. April 2017. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta, ED for CAPE and Dr. Granger Avery, President, CMA. It’s Time to Clear the Air on Canada’s Coal-Fired Electricity.
National Observer. March 2017. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta. Connecting the Dots on the Health Impacts of Coal Plants.
CMAJ Blog. March 2017. Article prepared by Kim Perrotta. Misled by Incomplete Facts about Air Quality & Health Impacts of Coal Plants.
Edmonton Journal. May 2016. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta, ED for CAPE. Phase-out of Coal-Fired Power Plants belongs on G7 Health Agenda.
National Observer. March 2016. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta, ED for CAPE and Ian Culbert, ED for CPHA. Canada’s Climate Plan Can Improve Juman Health both at Home and Abroad.
IPolitics. 2016. Op-Ed by Kim Perrotta and Courtney Howard. Clear the Air on Climate Change.
The Record. Nov 29, 2016. Op-ed by Kim Perrotta, CAPE ED. A Good Week for People and the Planet.
660 City News. Dec 2016. Interview with Kim Perrotta, CAPE ED. Coal Phase-out will lead to healthier Albertans.