The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) is the professional association representing registered nurses in Ontario.Our mission is to foster knowledge-based nursing practice, promote quality work environments, deliver excellence in professional development, and advance healthy public policy to improve health. We promote the full participation of present and future registered nurses in improving health, and shaping and delivering health-care services. We are the strong, credible voice leading the nursing profession to influence and promote healthy public policy
CAPE is a group of physicians, allied health care practitioners and citizens committed to a healthy and sustainable environment. As an organization composed mostly of physicians, CAPE brings its health expertise to environmental issues and is an important voice for environmental health in Canada. Click on the picture to be directed to the webpage.
The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is a non-profit, public interest organization established in 1970 to use existing laws to protect the environment and to advocate environmental law reforms. Funded by Legal Aid Ontario, CELA is one of 77 community legal clinics located across Ontario, 17 of which offer services in specialized areas of the law. CELA also undertakes additional educational and law reform projects funded by government and private foundations.
Since 1984, Environmental Defense has been inspiring change by connecting people with environmental issues that affect their daily lives in their homes, workplaces and neighborhoods.Thanks to our ongoing research more Canadians are paying attention to the toxins in personal care products, household items, and toys. They're reading labels, changing habits, and doing their best to avoid exposing their families to nasty chemicals.
The Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition is the story of a passionate and dedicated individuals from government, academia, the labour movement, health and environmental groups, school boards, citizens and cancer survivors – all of whom bring their expertise to the Toronto Cancer Prevention Coalition and work together towards its comprehensive agenda of cancer prevention.
CPCHE's Vision & Strategy for children's environmental health protection calls for specific actions in the areas of research, law & policy and on-the-ground protection. Learn more about CPCHE's Vision & Strategy and the multi-stakeholder National Policy Consultation that informed its development.
Since 1988, the Toronto Environmental Alliance has campaigned locally to find solutions to Toronto's urban environmental problems. A not-for-profit organization, TEA advocates on behalf of all Torontonians for a green, healthy and equitable city. We rely on our members to help us work with communities and we act as an environmental watchdog at City Hall
WHEN offers a number of educational tools and programs to engage the public and educate audiences of all kinds about the links between environmental toxins and human health.
ChemTRAC aims to improve public health and support a green local economy by reducing toxic chemicals in our environment. To meet this goal the program: