CAPE brings its health expertise to environmental issues and is an important voice for environmental health in Canada. They address issues of environmental degradation by educating health care professionals and the public, through advocacy and in close cooperation with partner groups CAPE takes action to enable health for all by engaging with governments, running campaigns, conducting research, and drawing media attention to key issues.
CAPE takes action to enable health for all by engaging with governments, running campaigns, conducting research, and drawing media attention to key issues.
We collaborate with other organizations, nationally and internationally, to work effectively and build power together. We support physicians to be advocates for healthier environments and ecosystems.
Unnatural Gas is a campaign from the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) and the Canadian Association of Nurses for the Environment (CANE). We developed this campaign to raise awareness of the climate and health risks of natural gas in BC, and the availability of healthier, non-polluting, and sustainable alternatives.
We acknowledge that our advocacy on LNG is preceded by work that Indigenous peoples have been leading and continue to lead across Turtle Island. We are thankful to live, work and organize on the ancestral, traditional and unceded territories of Indigenous peoples across this province.