CEHE Director named Canada Research Chair

We are pleased to announce that Jeff Masuda has been named Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Environmental Health Equity. 

This award comes alongside the recent move of the Centre for Environmental Health Equity (CEHE) base of operations to Kingston, where Jeff holds an appointment as Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies and Department of Geography at Queen's University.

The Right to REMAIN in Vancouver's Nihonmachi/Downtown Eastside

By Jeff Masuda with Aaron Franks

Originally published 11 March, 2014 online and in print in The Bulletin: a journal of Japanese-Canadian community, history + culture

What’s in a name? This is a question being posed by a team of Vancouver-based community leaders and university researchers that has been actively engaged in conversations with Downtown Eastside (DTES) residents, both past and present, about their experiences of human rights in the neighbourhood. 

The hard won struggle for Community right-to-know: Toronto’s story

by Sarah Miller

For forty years CEHE partner organization the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) has worked to “protect human health and our environment by seeking justice for those harmed by pollution and by working to change policies to prevent such problems in the first place” (www.cela.ca).  Here Sarah Miller follows the thirty year process that led to a legal breakthrough in the field of environmental health in Toronto.

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