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We offer a directory of upcoming conferences, courses and other continuing education opportunities related to environmental health practice and policy. We also welcome input regarding any upcoming events of relevance to the environmental health community not listed here.
Events are described in their applicable language(s).
Jun 26 2019Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), Biological Agents Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
Intrinsic and acquired drug resistance of microbial pathogens poses a grave threat to human health and has enormous economic consequences worldwide. Fungal pathogens present a particular challenge because they are eukaryotes and share many of the same biological processes as the human hosts they infect. The number of drug classes that have distinct targets in fungi is very limited and the...
Jun 27 2019Indigenous Environmental Health, Outdoor Air Location Type: Online
Remote Indigenous communities in Canada overwhelmingly rely on diesel fuel for heating and electricity generation. Clean energy projects in these communities are more likely to succeed with strong and coordinated support from governments, utilities, regulators, and industry. The Pembina Institute presents a webinar on the current policy context for remote community-led clean energy projects in...
Jul 08 2019Built Environment
Housing Needs Reports are now mandatory for all local governments in British Columbia. These reports include recommendations for future housing development, meaning they have the potential to impact health and well-being. This webinar will outline new government regulations, the UBCM funding program, and some of the ways local governments, health authorities and community partners can integrate...
Jul 17 2019Equity Location Type: Online
Personal and societal values guide organizational work on the social determinants of health and health equity. This webinar will review the organizational values that reflect an equity orientation. It will explore how organizations can successfully shift their values to more closely align with those supportive of health equity action. Shifting organizational culture depends on a close alignment...