Public Health and Planning Co-Creating 15-Minute Neighbourhoods in Ottawa

Ottawa is one of the first communities in Canada to enshrine 15-minute neighbourhoods into its Official Plan (OP).

Health Professionals Prescribe Climate Action for a Healthy Future Ahead of COP26 Meeting

Public health professionals prescribe climate action from leaders before the COP26 meeting.

The ABC’s Of Global Climate Change

Reprinted with permissions from the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (cape.ca).  Kim Perrotta, Executive Director, CAPE In 2015, the International Panel on Climate

Health Benefits of Green Space

Many of us know intuitively that green space matters. Real estate agents tell us that houses backing on to green space can cost $10,000 more

Public Health and Land Use Planning: Two Reports Revisited

In 2011, CHASE Executive Director, Kim Perrotta, prepared these the report, Public Health and Land Use Planning: How 10 Public Health Units are Working to

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

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