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This part online, part face-to-face graduate level course on ecosystem approaches to health will be offered at three sites in May 2019: Montréal (UQAM), Southern Ontario (University of Guelph), and Prince George (University of Northern British Columbia). For updates please check here in the new year. 


Three of the blogs written in the context 2018 hybrid course on ecosystem approaches to health given by CoPEH-Canada were published on our site

Registration for course is open

Registration for the May 2018 CoPEH-Canada course and webinar series on ecosystem approaches to health is now open to all graduate students and professionals in Canada and elsewhere interested in the topic.

For more information visit our course webpage.

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Exciting opportunity to join us for the 2018 edition of our course on ecosystem approaches to health. We have been innovating & tweaking our interactive & experiential approach to learning for 10yrs. Come see what we've hit upon! For more informaiton see our course webpage.

10 yr anniversary edition course 


CoPEH-Can Annual Christmas “Chatluck” roundtable

Tuesday, December 12th 
from 12:30pm-2:00pm Pacific Daylight Time (3:30pm-5:00pm EST).

To register click here.

Webalogue... From Backyard to Mountain Meadow: Exploring the Spiritual and Cultural Dimensions of Ecohealth


Dr. Daniel Coleman, McMaster University

Dr. Sonya L. Jakubec, School of Nursing and Midwifery at Mount Royal University in Calgary

Wednesday, November 22nd 
from 12:30pm-2:00pm Pacific Daylight Time (3:30pm-5:00pm EST)

To register click here

Webalogue: Indigenous Health and Research

      -Dr. Henry Harder, Dr. Donald B. Rix BC Leadership Chair, Aboriginal Environmental Health; Professor, School of Health Sciences, University of Northern British Columbia
      -Dr. Travis Holyk, Carrier Sekani Family Servies

Moderator: Dr. Maya Gislason, Simon Fraser University

Oct 18th from 12:30-2:00pm PDT

You can REGISTER for this webalogue by clicking HERE

Recipients of CIHR team grant

Researchers from the QAA node Johanne Saint-Charles, Cathy Vaillancourt and Jena Webb received a team grant from CIHR: Modeling an approach to gender-conscious participatory action-oriented research and knowledge transfer favouring equality, equity and occupational/environmental health


Student Blogs

The top three student blogs from the 2017 hybrid course on ecosystem approaches to health have been published here. A must read!


Ecohealth in Action Webalogue - Join us on THURSDAY May 25th from 12:30-2:00pm PDT


Our topic for the month of May is: Introducing the Environment, Community, Health Observatory (ECHO) Network -- Strengthening intersectoral capacity to understand and respond to health impacts of resource development 


The objective of this second webinar of the CoPEH-Canada hybrid training in ecohealth, Define and negotiate health, is to facilitate participant’s experience of the multiple perspectives of health and live the process of negotiation through a role playing game. Wednesday May 10th 2017.


This part online, part face-to-face graduate level course on ecosystem approaches to health is being offered at three sites: l'INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, University of Guelph, and University of Northern BC in May-June 2017. For more informatino visit our "course" website.

Participate in OneHealth-EcoHealth 2016 Congress activities

Whether or not you are planning to be at the OneHealth-EcoHealth 2016 Congress in a couple weeks, there are two ways in which you can participate in the conference activities.

OHEH 2016 Aspirational Statement

This ESaP initiative aims to produce a statement which will provide direction for our respective fields moving forward at a time when the need for broader engagement with the non–sustainability of our global society and its attendant impacts upon public health has never been greater.  

To contribute, please follow the link to the 2016 Aspirational Statement blog.

Please have your feedback posted by Wednesday the 30th November.

Sounds of Biodiversity

Join the conversation on the impacts biodiversity has on our health by uploading your sound of biodiversity and sharing your experience with it.

There are prizes!!

For instructions on how to contribute follow this link.

To see the conversation and listen to the sounds follow this link.


Memorandum of Understanding for the creation of a consortium for the CoPEH-Canada

The authorities of six Canadian universities (Dalla Lana School of Public Health (University of Toronto), Simon Fraser University, Université de Moncton, Université du Québec à Montréal, University of Northern British Colombia and York University) signed a MOU for the creation of a consortium linked to the CoPEH-Canada.

CIHR's competition for intersectoral prevention research

CoPEH-Canada collaborated on three full applications to CIHR’s recent competition for teams looking into intersectoral prevention research linked to the environment. 

CPHA 2016

Pre-conference workshop at the CPHA's annual conference co-organized by CoPEH-Canada: Addressing the ecological determinants of health: Implications for ongoing public health education and practice. June 13, 2016.

Ecohealth training


Hybrid, multi-site course on ecosystem approaches to health, from May to June 2016 at the University of Toronto, the University of Guelph and the University of Northern British Colombia.


New web site

Welcome to our new website. Here you will easily find information on our activities, including our ecohealth course, our teaching manual and ways to collaborate. Enjoy!