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We are making a Podcast

We are making a Podcast

The Why Climate Podcast!  Climate change and how it will impact your health is confusing. The Why Climate podcast aims to make it clearer. We are going to look at how protecting the planet isn’t just good for the health of the planet, but how it can help improve...

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Updated Pre-Budget Consultation

Updated Pre-Budget Consultation

Updated pre-budget consultation Feb 25, 2022 RESILIENT has submitted a pre-budget consultation brief to the Federal Department of Finance with our recommendations for Canada to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic healthier and more resilient. "Human Health, the economy,...

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Our Health and the Health of the Environment are Inseparable

Our Health and the Health of the Environment are Inseparable

The evidence is clear: Climate change is a health crisis. Increasing hot days, longer pollen/allergy seasons, and increased severe weather and wildfires all threaten our wellness, safety, and security. RESILIENT is working with nurses in New Brunswick to leverage the...

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Urgent Need to Take Climate Action

Urgent Need to Take Climate Action

The International Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) has released a new report providing the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change. The science is clear: human activities have and continue to influence our climate. And climate...

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Our Federal Budget Asks for 2022

Our Federal Budget Asks for 2022

RESILIENT and the Canadian Network for Human Health and the Environment (CNHHE) once again participated in the federal pre-budget public consultation. Our budget asks seek to prioritize health and wellbeing and protecting the...

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Lipstick Day!

Lipstick Day!

Happy Lipstick Day! What does that mean? We have no idea, but it’s a good excuse to talk about harmful toxins and chemicals in the cosmetics industry! The beauty world is no stranger to dangerous chemicals. In Victorian England and across the globe, makeup used to...

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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July

Millions of people across the globe are participating in Plastic Free July, a personal challenge which is part of a global effort to reduce single-use plastic waste and act towards a world free from plastic pollution. While it’s true that COVID-19 has slowed Canada’s...

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Federal Budget 2021

Federal Budget 2021

RESILIENT has been consulting with political and non-political decision makers and advocating for fundamental changes to reduce the inequities that underlie poor health. We’ve been seeking change in four key areas: environmental protection, action on climate change,...

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How You Can Protect the Planet

How You Can Protect the Planet

While COVID-19 has been a significant public health crisis worldwide, climate change is the biggest threat to public health of the 21st century. The pandemic has taught us that people can change their behavior in the interest of protecting themselves and others. We...

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