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  • In 2009
    • More than 30 organizations from across our nation
    • joined forces
    • to declare April 27, 2009 the first national Healthy Schools Day in Canada - Journée des écoles saines du Canada.
    • ASEQ-EHAQ (Environmental Health Association of Quebec)
    • Asthma Society of Canada
    • BC CEFPI (Council of Education Facilities Planners International)
    • Canadian Association of Principals
    • CASLE (Canadians for A Safe Learning Environment)
    • CEN Health Caucus (Canadian Environmental Network)
    • CICH (The Canadian Institute of Child Health)
    • CPCHE (Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health & Environment) representing:
    • Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment
    • Canadian Child Care Federation
    • Canadian Environmental Law Association
    • EHI Canada
    • Women’s College Hospital Environmental Health Clinic
    • Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
    • Ontario College of Family Physicians
    • Ontario Public Health Association
    • Pollution Probe
    • South Riverdale Community Health Centre
    • Toronto Public Health
    • CSM (Chemical Sensitivities Manitoba)
    • CHEP (Children’s Health & Environment Partnership of Manitoba)
    • EAC Safe Routes to School (Ecology Action Centre)
    • Earth Action PEI
    • EHA-AB (Environmental Health Association of Alberta)
    • EHABC (Environmental Health Association of British Columbia)
    • EHANS (Environmental Health Association of Nova Scotia)
    • EHA-O (Environmental Health Association of Ontario)
    • HEF (Human Ecology Foundation - National)
    • Lung Association of Alberta and NWT
    • ME/FM (National ME/FM Action Network)
    • NB-Lung (New Brunswick Lung Association. 
    • NSEN (Nova Scotia Environmental Network.  Represents many groups in NS.)
    • PCN (Prevent Cancer Now)
    • RATE (Real Alternatives to Toxins in the Environment)
    • TFC (Toxic Free Canada)
    • Why a Healthy Schools Day in Canada?
    • Because…
    • Every student deserves the opportunity to reach his or her potential and learn in an environment that promotes health, environmental stewardship and community.
    • Everyone has a stake in the health and environment of this and future generations.
    • Every person will benefit from taking action.
    • The purpose of the day is to foster improvements, celebrate successes, and create projects that make indoor and outdoor environments in schools the best they can be.
    • As a founding partner in Healthy Schools Day in Canada, the Children’s Health & Environment Partnership of Manitoba profiled
    • Ecole Robert H. Smith
    • for the inaugural year and celebrated student, parent and faculty efforts in improving the quality of the environment inside and outside of their school.
    • This year…
    • The Children’s Health & Environment Partnership of Manitoba has launched a new initiative
    • Share a Story, Start a Project
    • Between April 26 and May 24, 2010
    • Schools in Manitoba are invited
    • to share a story
    • telling us how they have demonstrated a commitment to protecting the health of students, their community and the planet.
    • In turn, it is our hope that this will ignite interest and create opportunities for other schools to get involved.
    • Go to www.childrensenvironment.ca
    • for details on how to participate