Healthy Schools Day Canada 2010


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Healthy Schools Day Canada 2010

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