Content tagged “health”

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  • We can make Canada's reality match its image

    Our Constitution's Charter of Rights and Freedoms gives us freedom of expression, equal protection from discrimination and the right to life, liberty and security of the person. But it doesn't mention the environment. How can we fully enjoy our freedoms without the right to live in a healthy environment? More »

    Science Matters

  • Project: Right to a Healthy Environment

    With a country as beautiful as ours, it's easy to see why our identity as Canadians is rooted in the landscape that surrounds us. It's why Canadians like you have always been out in front on the environment. But after generations of progress, the last number of years has seen progress being rolled back again and again. More »

    Issues » Health

  • Getting dirty may be healthy

    We need to support conservation of natural areas and the diverse forms of life they contain, plant a variety of species in our yards, avoid antibacterial cleaning products and go outside in nature and get dirty — especially kids. Our lives and immune systems will be richer for it. More »

    Science Matters

  • Bean leaves, bedbugs and biomimicry

    Scientists often come up with new discoveries, technologies or theories. But sometimes they rediscover what our ancestors already knew. A couple of recent findings show we have a lot to learn from our forebears — and nature — about bugs. More »

    Science Matters

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