News Release: Health Canada releases assessment report on effects of climate change on health

Backgrounder: Health of Canadians in a Changing Climate

Fact Sheets:

Extreme Heat (PDF, 0.109 MB)

General Health Impacts (PDF, 0.107 MB)

Infectious Disease (PDF, 0.369 MB)

Mental Health (PDF, 0.142 MB)

Resilient Health Systems (PDF, 4 MB)

Wildfires (PDF, 0.149 MB) 

Indigenous Knowledges and Climate Change (PDF, 0.686 MB)

Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples in Canada: Health Impacts (PDF, 0.933 MB)

Decision-Maker Briefings Notes:

Health Administrators (PDF, 0.196 MB) 

Public Health Professionals (PDF, 0.147 MB)

Health Practitioners (PDF, 0.149 MB)

Decision Makers Outside of the Health Sector (PDF, 0.303 MB)


Technical Summary (PDF, 4 MB)


Indigenous Knowledges and Climate Change (PDF, 0.960 MB)

Indigenous Knowledges and Climate Change: Health Impacts (PDF, 1.8 MB)


First Nations’ Leadership on Climate Change

Indigenous Peoples, food safety and security and climate change in Canada

Indigenous Peoples’ perspectives on climate change and water safety and security


Climate change and Indigenous Peoples’ Health in Canada

Emergency management planning – a climate change and health adaptation project of the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq

A Shared Future: Researching energy autonomy in the context of climate change for Indigenous Communities in Canada

Drawing on teachings from the land to adapt to climate change


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