Upstream is a Canadian movement to create a healthy society through evidence-based, people-centred ideas.
Canadians are proud of our natural environment, but unlike 110 countries around the world, we do not include the right to a healthy environment in our Constitution. It's time to change that.
Nov 16, 2013
Centretown United Church
507 Bank St.Ottawa , ON
A panel discussion with Dennis Gruending, Vincent Lam, and Ryan Meili, about how a focus on health can revive Canadian democracy.
Laura Brightwell examines the trend in organic and fresh foods and argues that we are unhealthily obsessed with healthy eating.
Cigarette butts are small and many smokers may think nothing of tossing them to the ground, but they make up one of the largest sources of toxic litter worldwide.
Jul 29, 2013
1657 Charles St.Vancouver, Unceded Musqueam, Skwxwú7mesh, and Tsleil Waututh Territories , BC
Canada49° 16' 23.0952" N, 123° 4' 13.0404" W
British Columbia CA
Come to the Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre Meet & Greet, meet some people you'd see around the clinic, eat some snacks, play some games, give us some input, and much more.
The provinces must take an active role in preventing a watering down of this essential program to all Canadians.
Jul 30, 2013
15385 Semiahmoo AvenueWhite Rock , BC
Canada49° 1' 25.1004" N, 122° 47' 45.9636" W
British Columbia CA
Dr. Frank James of Bellingham, WA will speak about the health impacts from increased U.S. coal trains and the Fraser Surrey Dock coal port proposal to transport U.S. thermal coal to Asia.
As U.S. energy companies shift from coal to shale gas, the industry wants to export its thermal coal through Vancouver tripling the number of coal trains running through White Rock.
Bicycling is a healthy and practical alternative to driving, with benefits for businesses and communities, but cyclists can take more responsibility in gaining support for bike infrastructure.