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Canadian Association Of Physicians For The Environment
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"The developers are creating a kind of Promised Land in Southern Ontario: a land flowing with milkweed and honey will surround the emissions-free energy panels."

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CAPE calls for improved Nuclear Emergency Plan in Ontario. Check out our latest blog by Dr. Cathy Vakil to learn more.

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«Ce n’est pas croyable qu’on soit prisonniers de nos quartiers parce qu’on construit encore des frontières urbaines, a soutenu Félix Gravel, directeur-adjoint du CRE-Montréal. C’est pas croyable qu’on soit prisonnier d’un mode de déplacement parce que le gouvernement nous dit que pour se déplacer, ça prend une automobile.»

«On ne peut pas signer l’Accord de Paris et se dire des champions de l’environnement et ensuite dans notre plus gros chantier de transport, faire un projet 100% automobile sans prendre en considération les gens qui ont des modes de déplacements sains pour leur santé et l’environnement.»

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It's time for Quebec to put its money where its mouth is. This pedestrian bridge will cost-at most- 1% of the total Turcot highway interchange renovation project, and will provide a vital link between different parts of Montreal for pedestrians and cyclists.

"You can't say to people you should walk more, you should use your bike, and then not offer the infrastructure to allow it."
- Félix Gravel, Conseil régional de l'environnement de Montréal

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For too long, harmful chemicals like triclosan, BPA, and phthalates have been allowed in personal care and cleaning products, putting the health of Canadians and the environment at risk. It’s time for the federal government to strengthen toxic chemical regulations.

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Expanding the Canadian tar sands will unleash catastrophic climate change — for Pacific islanders this means rising sea levels threatening their homes, communities, and cultures. That’s why Indigenous peoples from both sides of the Pacific Ocean stand together in the resistance to the tar sands. Watch the short film on the journey from the Pacific Islands to the tar sands: https://350.org/raise-a-paddle-film/

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A National Cycling Strategy would help reduce chronic disease, air pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions. That's a public health hat trick!

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Great op-ed from some of our doctors on why it is important for Manitoba to keep its lawn pesticide ban.

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We're calling on our government to take this opportunity to strengthen the Canadian Environmental Protection Act and protect our health and our environment. Will you join us? Tell your MP that this is important to you: https://lop.parl.ca/ParlInfo/Compilations/HouseOfCommons/MemberByPostalCode.aspx

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When it comes to developing A Food Policy for Canada, what matters to you? Have your say!
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