National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health |

March 2023

A guide to post-flooding community-level psychosocial response and recovery practices in Canada

In this report, we identified seven public health practices that are necessary to support equitable and community-specific psychosocial and mental health recovery after flooding. The findings were based on consultation with our project advisory group, interviews with key informants, and a literature review.

Public health practices to support psychosocial and mental health response and recovery post-flooding

March 30, 2023
12:00 - 1:00 pm PT

Maxine Myre and
Nicole Glenn,

Community-based adaptation approaches
to sea level rise and health

This document summarizes a review of provincial, territorial, and community-based coastal adaptation plans to understand how public health considerations have been incorporated into adaptation planning for sea level rise to date across Canada.

Adaptation planning for sea level rise – Understanding the public health implications

April 12, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm PT

Tracey Wade, RPP, MCIP, CLIMAtlantic

Additional NCCEH Webinars

Rapid implementation of bikeways for healthy, safe,
equitable and more sustainable communities

March 23, 2023 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm PT

Matt Craig, Director, System Planning, TransLink
Brian Patterson, Senior Transportation Planner, Urban Systems

An old issue on the front burner:
Health and environmental impacts of gas stoves

April 19, 2023 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm PT

Michael Brauer, PhD
School of Population and Public Health, The University of British Columbia;
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

Research scan

March 2023 environmental health & COVID-19 scan

This monthly Research Scan highlights recent environmental health publications by topic and provides easy access to article abstracts and report summaries to support public health professionals, researchers, planners, students, and others working in public health.

Environments and Health Research Summit

CANUE in partnership with NCCEH present the following:

Livestream of Environments and Health Research Summit

The Environments and Health Research Summit will be held April 17-18 as the capstone knowledge translation event of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Environments and Health Signature Initiative (EHSI). Speakers will share insights in environments and health research (EHR) in Canada and will outline an agenda for the future that advances EHR to ensure generated knowledge addresses critical gaps on issues from local to planetary scales. 

Participation in the event is by invitation, but it will also be livestreamed for anyone to watch for free.

Register to receive information including a detailed agenda and livestream link.

Register here

Environments & Health Signature Initiative Webinars

As part of this landmark event, a series of webinars will showcase the research findings from the 18 project teams funded by the CIHR EHSI. The final four webinars in the series are now open for registration.

Obesity and Environment
March 27, 2023 | 12:30 - 2:00 pm ET

March 29, 2023 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm ET

Child Health
April 3, 2023 | 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET

Agri-Food, the Food-Water Nexus and Health
April 5, 2023 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm ET

Webinar Recording

External events

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