Women’s health organizations are calling for stronger protections for Canadians, and better enforcement of pollution laws, following a damning report from the Auditor General on the federal government’s failure to manage carcinogens and hormone disruptors.
WHEN is pleased to join Grand Chiefs and NGO leaders from provincial, national and international organizations to seek an Auditor General inquiry on nuclear waste management and nuclear reactor decommissioning, in the hopes of seeking more responsible federal government policy for the long-term management of nuclear waste.
You can see our submission here.
Federal government fails to act on CEPA reform.
Thank you to our colleagues at the Canadian Environmental Law Association, the Ontario Environment Network and Ontario Headwaters Institute for adding our voice to yours on the "Protecting Water for Future Generations: Growing the Greenbelt in the Outer Ring" submission to the EBR. We look forward to meaningful expansion of our 'waterscape' and welcome improved protections for community health throughout the Greenbelt region.
WHEN is seeking an individual to build strong programming and expand our reach!
The Women’s Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) is looking for a strategic board member to be part of our volunteer Board of Directors. WHEN is currently in a pivotal moment: we’re focused on the future and have big plans to challenge the status quo and make waves in the environmental and women’s health space. Recently WHEN was the proud recipient of a United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Recognition Award recognising us for our outstanding efforts in helping advance action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals.