The Coalition for a Healthy Ottawa


Links:

Pesticides and Human Health Report: Pesticide illnesses

Best Practices Review: Pesticide by-laws are most effective

Pesticide Health Research: Studies on pesticide injuries

Chemical Contaminants and Human Disease: Toxic harm

Safe 2 Use: Detailed info on Pesticide Risks

Beyond Pesticides: Excellent U.S. site on pesticides

Health Dangers of the Urban Use of Pesticides: A Working Group within the City of Ottawa Ontario Canada

Why Science Can't Prove a Pesticide is Safe: Explanation written by an Ottawa scientist

Kanata Environmental Network: Based in Kanata, Ontario

City of Ottawa's Website on Maintaining a Healthy Lawn

Toronto Environmental Alliance: Based in Toronto, Ontario

City of Toronto's By-law Information

The Saskatchewan Network to Pesticides (SNAP) Our mission is "To work towards environmental sustainability in Saskatchewan by promoting: better understanding of the impact of pesticides (insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, etc) on health and environment; greater awareness and availability of alternatives for controlling pests, diseases and weeds; and significant reductions in pesticide use. “ The Sierra Club of Canada - Sierra Club of Canada works to deliver a healthier environment for a healthy population by encouraging bans on toxic pesticide use for frivolous purposes, the clean up of toxic sites, reduction at source of dangerous substances and promoting both safe and sustainable agriculture. Pesticide Fact Sheets are available online.

David Suzuki Foundation: On Pesticide risks

StopCancerOrg: Canadian Municipalities with pesticide bylaws

Canadian Partnership for Children's Health & Environment: Partnership for Pesticide Bylaws

Pesticide Free Ontario: Working for a pesticide free Ontario

Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE)

The Pesticide Education Network: Ottawa, Ontario Canada

The Environmental Illness Resource:

Info on pesticide induced illnesses, Environmental Illness (EI), Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Fibromyalgia etc.

Ecospheric Ethics: Ted Mosquin's site on Eco Ethics

Canadian Organic Growers (COG)

City of Halifax Pesticide Bylaw website

Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides: Based in Quebec

Montreal Botanical Garden: Super gardening tips

EHA Ontario: Environmental Health Association of Ontario. A community based group that seeks to provide useful information and support to those afflicted with environmental illnesses. MCS-Global Recognition Campaign: Informative site concerning Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) and chemically induced illnesses, diseases and injury affecting civilians and military personnel. Based in Australia. An Excellent site with lots of resources.

Concerned Residents of Winnipeg (CROW) is a non-profit organization with a mandate to reduce pesticide use in Manitoba. We are a member group of the Canadian Coalition for Health & Environment (CCHE) and we provide accurate and reliable information about the hazards of pesticides and the alternatives. 

Canadian Coalition for Health & Environment (CCHE)CCHE is a non profit organization founded in February 2003, made up of groups across Canada, who have joined together to discourage the unnecessary use of toxic chemicals to kill mosquitoes that may carry the West Nile virus.

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