Events of interest…

Canada’s first-ever national cancer prevention conference – May 24-27, 2007

Cancer: It’s About Prevention. It’s About Time! (click for details)
May 24-27, 2007 – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Chemicals, Health and Pregnancy study (CHirP)

A University of Brtish Columbia PhD student with CHirP is currently recruiting 150 pregnant women (less than 15 weeks) to participate in a study on the effects of certain environmental chemicals on thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy, as this affects fetal development. Please note that this study is only running in Vancouver and to be eligible, women must be delivering at BC Women’s Hospital, St Paul’s Hospital, or at home. The study will take place between November 2006 and September 2008. The study website is:

In the news…

Globe and Mail article on LEAS Students Environmental Bill of Rights (Nov 11, 2005)

Globe and Mail article on Body Burden study (Nov 9, 2005)