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The team at NCCEH regularly presents at environmental health events across Canada, in addition to organizing workshops and meetings on various topics. A select listing of our conference presentations and external webinars, as well as presentations from our Environmental Health Seminar Series are available here.

Risk Communication (2009)

Presentations:

Risk Communication Theories and Principles, with Examples*Timothy Sly, Ryerson UniversityRisk Communication in Practice from One Health Department's PerspectiveNelson Fok, Alberta Health Services

Handout:

     * The Perception and Communication of Risk: A Guide for the Local Health Agency

 

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Using Comparative Analysis as a Tool for Evidence-based Policy

Agenda

Presentation:

Using Comparative Analysis as a Tool for Evidence-Based PolicyKaren Rideout, NCCEHChristina Chociolko, NCCEHMona Shum, NCCEHTim Lambert, BC Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport
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Introduction to Healthy Built Environment

Agenda

Presentations:

Overview of HBE and impacts on public healthLarry Frank, University of British ColumbiaHealthy Canada by Design: Case StudiesAlice Miro, CLASP NationalHelena Swinkels, Fraser Health AuthorityClaire Gram, Vancouver Coastal HealthJani Urquhart, Vancouver Island Health AuthorityHealthy Built Environment in the NetherlandsErna van Balen, NCCEHNCCEH Healthy Built Environment ToolsMona Shum, NCCEH
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Personal Services Settings: Evidence, Gaps, and the Way Forward

Presentations:

IntroductionKaren Rideout and Prabjit Barn, NCCEHPublic Health and the Body Modification IndustryElwood, Elwood's Body ModificationPublic Health Inspectors and Personal Services Settings - Regulatory and Knowledge GapsChristian Lapensee, Ottawa Public Health

Workshop Summary

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Evidence-Informed Decision-Making in Environmental Health

Presentation:

Evidence-Informed Decision-Making in Environmental HealthDonna Ciliska, National Collaborating Centre for Methods and ToolsChristina Chociolko, NCCEH
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Raising Chickens in City Backyards: The Public Health Role

Topics: Agriculture

Canadian Public Health Assocation Centennial Conference (2010)

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Public health interventions related to risks associated with exposure to local air pollution sources: control measures and health protection and public education approaches

Infiltration of air pollutants and effectiveness of cleaners

L'Institut national de santé publique (INSPQ) 8e Atelier de santé environnementale

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Bed Bugs and Public Health: A Re-emerging Scourge for the New Public Health

Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) 2010 Centennial Conference 

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Building a National Environmental Health Agenda

Presentations:

Inuit Environment and Health: One Issue under Climate ChangeOnalee Randell, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)Prescription for a Healthy Canada: Towards a National Environmental Health Strategy David Boyd, Trudeau Scholar at the University of British Columbia (UBC)Environmental Sustainability and Impacts on Health: Building an AgendaRay Copes, NCCEH

Workshop Report

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Preventing Heat-Related Deaths: What We Know, What We Can Do

Topics: Climate Change

Health Canada - Heat Health Community Sharing Network Webinar

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Retrospective Investigation of Drinking Water-related Illnesses in Canada

Raw Milk: Clarifying the Debate and Moving Towards Healthier Public Policy

Intervention Strategies to Reduce Residential Pesticide Exposures

American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo '09

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Bridging the Evidence-Practice Divide: The Science and Policy of Bisphenol-A

Wind Turbines and Environmental Assessment

Western Medical Officers of Health Meeting June 2009; previous versions presented at Atlantic Medical Officers of Health Meeting May 2009 and CIPHI (NS/PE Branch) 2009 Annual Educational Session

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Warmer Day Mortality in Yellowknife and Whitehorse: Are There Already Demonstrable Climate Change Impacts?

Topics: Climate Change

International Union for Circumpolar Health (IUCH) 14th International Congress on Circumpolar Health

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Indoor Air Quality Issues in First Nations and Inuit Communities in Canada

International Union for Circumpolar Health (IUCH) 14th International Congress on Circumpolar Health

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Efficacy of some sanitizers or alternatives on food contact surfaces?

Specified Risk Material: Public Health Implications