Howard encourages towns and cities to consider things like smoke shelters and to plan for indoor recreational activities and medical needs in advance, rather than just reacting to an emergency. “We need to take a more proactive approach and identify vulnerable people, like elderly people, ahead of time,” she says, “and have a way of getting to them.”
Dr. Howard joins Host Chris Hall, Meryam Haddad and Dimitri Lascaris discussing what differentiates them in the Green Leadership Election. Dr. Howard features her Planetary Health platform. Segment starts at Podcast minute 28. The House Podcast Sept. 12
HuffPost sent each of the candidates this 23-question questionnaire. Read More Here: Huffington Post Canada
CLIMATE change is not an abstract concept to Dr. Courtney Howard. “This is one of the most rapidly warming places in the world,” the emergency room physician told Redaction Politics from her home in Yellowknife. “We are a canary in the coal mine.” Read the full Article here.
Statement from Dr. Howard’s campaign team : we are officially on the ballot!
Full press release / Communiqué de presse
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Humans need a lot of love right now. I’m running because I think this moment —right now— is the point at which more change is possible than at any other time I’ve been alive, and I believe that a focus on health will help us chart a course to safety. We’ve been disrupted. We’re scared.
Big day today — feels like a bit of a life turning point. Got up this morning and announced that I’m running to be the next leader of the Green Party of Canada.
UPSTREAM CONFERENCE “Dr. Courtney G. Howard of CAPE runs us through the distressing realities of climate change, and the amazing opportunities it gives us to improve our health, at Closing the Gap: Better health for all in Ottawa on April 8th, 2017.”