Putting Health in Environmental Assessment
Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors National Conference 2015
This panel was designed to provide public health inspectors with a basic understanding of the inclusion of health in environmental assessments and to share experiences of working on environmental assessment across Canada. After a brief overview of environmental assessment, three panel members from the local (Toronto Public Health), provincial (BC Centre for Disease Control) and national (Health Canada) levels spoke. The presentation slides from this panel can be found below.
- Putting Health in Environmental Assessment
Emily Peterson, Tom Kosatsky, & Lydia Ma, BCCDC/NCCEH
- Integrating health into EA at the local level: Experiences and challenges
Ronald Macfarlane, Toronto Pubilc Health
- Readiness of BC’s health authorities to stand for health in mandated environmental assessments
Linda Dix-Cooper & Tom Kosatsky, BCCDC
Health Canada also provided a summary document that gives an overview of their involvement in the environmental assessment process. A link to this document can be found below.