MONTH OF AWARENESS AND EDUCATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL SENSITIVITIES
During the month of May, members and volunteers of ASEQ will be distributing information cards on environmental sensitivities, and green ribbons will be placed in selected stores. For more information, contact us
Sign our petition to the National Assembly of Quebec for the use of less to non-toxic products and a scent free policy in hospitals and other health establishments.
The following are our events for May. Visit us regularly to view updates.
Would you like to volunteer? Contact us!
Don’t have time to volunteer? You can still show support by voluntarily not wearing fragrances for the month of May!
GATHERING IN MONTREAL: COME JOIN US!
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EHAQ will be gathering in Montreal for awareness about environmental sensitivities at the corner of St Catherine and McGill College Avenue. Rain or shine! If it rains, please bring an umbrella or a raincoat.
Date: Friday, May 2, 2014
Location: Corner of st-Catherine and McGill Avenue
From: 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Come support us!
Supporting organizations: Breast Cancer Action Montréal, Réseau Québécois des femmes en environnement, RIOCM (Regroupement intersectoriel des organismes communautaires de Montréal).
YOGATHON – Scent-free – Fundraiser for awareness and education
Date: Sunday May 4, 2014
5445, ave de Gaspé, suite 913
Montréal, QC H2T 3B2
Time: Continual Yoga from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Many of Montreal’s favourite yoga teachers will be giving classes. A new class every hour with a new teacher, a new type of yoga every hour from Hatha to Acro-Yoga.
Class is by donation only; minimum suggested donation per class is $10. Please come and support our first Yogathon!
Date: Saturnday May 31, 2014
Location: Centre Holistique Om Prana Inc.
241 rue St-Joseph Est , Québec G1K 3B1
Time: Continual Yoga from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
visit www.omprana.ca for the full schedule
CONFERENCE IN MONTREAL, ON ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH
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MAY 12, 2014 – ENVIRONMENTAL SENSITIVITIES DAY
Conference Title: Toxic legacy & Gender Inequality
Chair: Dr Barry Breger, M.D.
Speaker: Dr John Molot
Women are more susceptible to the effects of the environment on health
How you can safeguard yourself from harm
Environmental illnesses are just the tip of a giant iceberg and humanity is facing a huge challenge. Pollution is pushing us along a continuum leading us to the emergence of more cases of chronic disease. The environment has a greater effect on women. Dr. Molot will explain why and how toxic exposures are influencing our health and discuss some protective measures that can be taken. There will be a book signing of Dr. Molot’s book, 12,000 Canaries Can’t Be Wrong, What’s Making You Sick & What you can do about it.
Date: Monday, May 12, 2014
Press Conference: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Book signing and registration (including booth visits): 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Conference: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Meet the speakers & book signing: 9:15 – 10:00 p.m.
McGill University, McIntyre Medical Building,
Robert Palmer Howard Amphitheater, 6th Floor
3655, Drummond Street, Montreal
Simultaneous translation available. Suggested donation – $10. Charitable receipt will be provided.
This conference is supported by: The Ontario College of Family Physicians Environment and Health Committee; McGill University Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health; The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, RIOCM Le Regroupement intersectoriel des organismes communautaires de Montréal; Réseau des femmes en environnement (RFE), Breast Cancer Action Montreal, La Maison du 21e siècle
The Environmental Health Association, Québec (EHAQ)
ALSO! SOON TO BE RELEASED BOOK & Book signing at the conference!
For more information: www.johnmolot.com