Healthy Schools Day proposes ‘do-able’ actions to reduce children’s exposure to diesel emissions from school buses

FRANCAIS Lung cancer, aggravated asthma, heart and respiratory problems among health effects of exposure; children can be more vulnerable to harm Apr 02 2019 April 2, 2019, Ottawa – Thousands of Canadian school children are exposed to cancer-causing emissions from diesel…

Responding to high radon levels in schools – the need for good communication

Posted by Kathleen Cooper, Senior Researcher on May 26, 2017 This week a school in Kanata, Ontario, near Ottawa, was the site of an unfortunate demonstration in how not to respond to a high radon level. Radon is known to be the leading cause of…

Fix Provincial/Territorial Laws to Prevent Radon-Induced Lung Cancer

Health and Environmental Groups Send Health-Focused Policy Challenge to Provincial and Territorial Premiers and Health Ministers Toronto – In time for Radon Action Month in November, a health-focused policy challenge was sent today to all of Canada’s Provincial and Territorial Premiers…

Radon in Indoor Air: Policy and Law Across Canada

Title: Radon in Indoor Air: Policy and Law Across Canada (slide deck) Presentation to CARST/ACSTR CONFERENCE 2015  Vancouver, B.C. Resource Type: Presentation Content: Cooper-CARST-conf-April-2015-Vancouver # of Pages: 16 Date authored: April 28, 2015 Author/s: Kathleen Cooper Author Organization: Canadian Environmental…