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Working with the BC Centre for Disease Control to promote health equity in the built environment: New Report and Fact Sheet

Working with the BC Centre for Disease Control to promote health equity in the built environment: New Report and Fact Sheet

Structural inequities keep some neighbourhoods “locked in a context of disadvantage”. Health equity means all people have a fair chance to reach their full health potential and are not disadvantaged by social, economic, and environmental conditions. Community design and the services and resources provided within them, directly influence people’s wellbeing.  A commitment to health equity means planning...
Our work with the David Suzuki Foundation shows how urban green space cuts air pollution and cools cities

Our work with the David Suzuki Foundation shows how urban green space cuts air pollution and cools cities

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Cooler, healthier, more equitable cities?

Cooler, healthier, more equitable cities?

Unprecedented urban growth has intensified extreme heat and air pollution, and the health risks that go with them.  Green spaces have a natural capacity to provide fresh air, reduce ground temperatures, cool urban air and provide relief from heat stress.