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May 15-16, 2019
Food for Health Symposium
Evergreen Brickworks, Toronto
The Food for Health two-day symposium is a meeting place for healthcare and food systems stakeholders to learn about the power of food to enhance the patient experience, organizational culture, and community wellbeing. Situated at Evergreen Brickworks in the beautiful Don Valley ravine on Treaty 13, register now for two
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March 27, 2019
Webinar: Call to action on climate change and health
Online Webinar
Webinar: Call to action on climate change and health Wednesday 27 March 2019, 13:00-14:00 EDT Canadians are already feeling the adverse health effects of climate change and time is running out to prevent catastrophic climate change. In the summer of 2018 many Canadians experienced soaring temperatures, massive wildfires, and dangerous
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March 31, 2019 to April 4, 2019
Voices from the Sacrifice Zone: Fracking in BC’s North
Comox, Victoria, Squamish, Vancouver, Coquitlam
Voices from the Sacrifice Zone: Fracking in BC’s North Fracking has rapidly spread across the Peace Region of BC over the last two decades, ushering in dramatic changes to the health of its lands, waters and peoples.  Join us to hear candid, first-person perspectives from a diverse range of northern
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June 1, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Canadian Plant-based Nutrition Conference
Toronto Michener Institute of Education
This is the first Canadian conference on Plant-Based Nutrition and Health, showcasing Canadian expertise. The conference is brought to you by the Canadian Academy of Lifestyle Medicine (CALM) and Plant-Based Health Professionals UK (member organisation of the True Health Initiative and British Society of Lifestyle Medicine). The conference will  provide
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Feb, 5th 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Community Climate Conversation in Calgary!
Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre
Concerned about the climate crisis? Not sure what exactly to do? Love the Hillhurst-Sunnyside community? Join us to find out about practical solutions to become actively engaged on the issue. Hear from experts in transportation, climate science, political engagement, eco-anxiety, city planning, food security, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and more!
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Feb. 2nd 2019 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Lunar New Year – Group Hike in Vancouver
Cypress Provincial Park
One of the greatest things about Canada is that it is home to so many different people from different cultures. This trip invites those who celebrate Lunar New Year and those who want to – to come together in the outdoors in honour of this holiday! REGISTER HERE: https://activedays.parkbus.ca/activedays-vancouver/lunar-new-year-van Your
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January 1, 2018
#FirstDayHike in Ontario on January 1st, 2019!
Provincial Parks in Ontario
Calling all Ontario physicians:   Help us get 2019 off to a healthy start!   CAPE is collaborating with the BC Parks Foundation and Ontario Parks to bring the tradition of First Day Hikes to Canada.  Join us and help Ontarians enjoy the healthy benefits of getting outside in nature and be a part of creating
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January 1, 2018
#FirstDayHike in B.C. on January 1st, 2019!
Provincial Parks in B.C.
Calling all BC physicians:   Help us get 2019 off to a healthy start!   CAPE is collaborating with the BC Parks Foundation and Ontario Parks to bring the tradition of First Day Hikes to Canada.  Join us and help British Columbians enjoy the healthy benefits of getting outside in nature and be a part of
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November 29th 2018
Launch of the 2018 Canada-specific Lancet Countdown Report
York University, Toronto, ON
RSVP:  http://go.yorku.ca/dighr-rsvp-lancet From wildfires to heat emergencies climate change is the greatest threat to health today. Join Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Canadian Policy Brief authors, Drs. Courtney Howard and James Orbinski as they reveal top Canadian climate-health challenges and recommendations for a healthy response to climate change. The Lancet Countdown:
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The nature prescription poster - healing ourselves with green time by Doctor Melissa Lem
September 23, 2018
The Nature Prescription: Healing Ourselves With Green Time
Stanley Park, Vancouver B.C.
For adults and kids 15+. Join us for a discussion about the health benefits of nature, followed by a guided forest therapy walk through the coastal temperate rainforest. The event will start at the 19 Stanley Park Bus Loop. Be sure to bring along a reusable cup to sample tea made
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Sep 27, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
C2E2 2018 ANNUAL LECTURE – A HEALTHY RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE
VGH Paetzold Lecture Hall, 899 W. 12 Ave., Vancouver, BC
CAPE President Dr. Courtney Howard is the presenter for the C2E2 Annual Lecture! For too long we’ve put health and the environment in different boxes. The work of our generation of healthcare providers and researchers is to bridge the two, to understand that optimizing planetary health, “the health of human
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May 28 at 8 a.m. to May 29 at 7 p.m.
2nd National Bike Summit/2e Sommet National du Vélo
Ottawa City Hall and Parliament Hill, Ottawa
Speaker CAPE Vice-President Dr. Eric Notebaert. We hope you will join us at the 2nd National Bike Summit in Ottawa on May 28th-29th, 2018! Register now and take advantage of early bird pricing!! Those who register by April 15th can elect to participate in a cycling education morning and meet
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May 13th, 2018- starting at 1 p.m.
The Nature Prescription: Why Green Time is Good for You
Stanley Park Nature House, Vancouver B.C.
Join us on Mother’s Day for a discussion about the health benefits of nature and a guided Indigenous plant walk Stanley Park, moms, dads, kids and adults of all ages welcome! Run by CAPE Board Member Dr. Melissa Lem and Kushi Opi Mani Wi / Starla Bob. Get Tickets
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Pegasus Conference Ontario Institute for Studies in Education University of Toronto
Sat Apr. 28, 2:00 to 3:30
PEGASUS Conference “From Evidence To Action”
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Sat April 28 2:00 to 3:30:  Advocacy for Environmental Health ● Kim Perrotta, Executive Director, CAPE – Using Health Arguments to Win Climate Policies: Lessons from Coal Phase-out Campaign ● Dr. Warren Bell, Co-founding Board Member, CAPE – LNG or Fracking: Health and Climate Concerns & Advocacy as Health Professionals ● Dr.
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Healthy Streets Healthy People - Cycling, Walking and Public Transit - Healthy Communities - CAPE and TCAT
Apr 27 2018
Healthy Streets, Healthy People Workshop for Medical and Health Students
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
A FREE PEGASUS Pre-Conference workshop for medical and public health students on how to become a health advocate for active travel. Hosted by CAPE and TCAT. Join us to learn about active travel, health equity and how to make a difference. Limited room so register ASAP! GET TICKETS  
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