Air quality

Air quality

Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch

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Governmental Body
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English
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Health promotion
Research
Policy development
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Promotes healthy living, working, and recreational environments by identifying and assessing health risks to Canadians posed by environmental factors. Develops national risk management strategies around radiation protection, environmental contaminants, and water quality and health. Websites describes programs and provides access to publications.

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Email Address: 
hecs-sesc@hc-sc.gc.ca

Health and environment - partners for life

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English
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Paper
Online
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the current understanding of the relationship between human health and the Canadian environment, based on the findings from the Action Plan on Health and the Environment (APHE), other Health Canada programs and other sources of information. Focusses on those contaminants that are of particular concern to the health of Canadians, notes the progress made in reducing levels of environmental contaminants and describes the impact that the human-made or 'built' environment can have on our health.

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ENVI.H43 1997
ISBN 0662261496
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