Public Health

Does your community provide you with access to essential facilities (i.e healthcare, recreation, safe workplaces, food/grocery)? Public health is one of the best investments any governing body can decide to research and act on.


Air Pollution & COVID-19

Recent studies show that air pollution may be worsening the impact of the novel Coronavirus, even among the young and healthy. Sustainable development is the solution. Read more..


The GRIP Team


A Time-Out For the Planet

"According to both Gerrard and Jacqueline Klopp, co-director of Columbia's Center for Sustainable Urban Development, the two issues [climate change and pandemics] should not be viewed as separate phenomena, but as interrelated events whose causes and effects have striking commonalities. Read more..

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Paul Hond


Experts: Air pollution 'likely' to cut Covid-19 survival

The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) warned that dirty air in urban areas that causes hypertension, diabetes and other respiratory illness could lead to a higher overall death toll from the virus currently sweeping the world. Read more..

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7 tips for going outside safely with your children during the COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, getting outside can be a great idea for both the physical and mental health of you and your family. But as with everything else these days, going outside needs to be done safely. Read more..

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Claire McCarthy, MD


COVID-19: B.C. burning ban aims to improve air quality, reduce impact of virus

Mother Nature may be breathing a little easier due to measures intended to reduce the impact of COVID-19, including open burning restrictions and health orders that have led to less vehicles on B.C. roads. Read more..

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Glenda Luymes