Climate Change and Health

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West

FACTS Toronto is the closing and public event of a full day dedicated to “Climate Change and Health : Identify Key Challenges and Opportunities” organized by UNA-Canada, in partnership with the French Embassy in Canada, where important dialogues will engage key leaders, scholars and practitioners to identify and develop key challenges and opportunities in addressing climate change and Health: Prevention, mitigation and adaptation.


  • MRS FATOU NDOYE Deputy Regional Director of the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for North America
  • Pr JAMES ORBINSKI Research Chair in Global Health at the Balsillie School of International Affairs - Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Pr RICHARD PELTIER Physicist and Climate Scientist, Director of the Centre for Global Change Science, University of Toronto
  • Pr JEAN-FRANÇOIS TOUSSAINT Cardiologist and Professor of Physiology at University Paris Descartes - France

MODERATOR: Paul WALDIE, Globe & Mail


  • THE HONOURABLE Elizabeth DOWDESWELL, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
  • Mr Marc TROUYET, Consul General of France in Toronto
  • Ms Kate WHITE, President & CEO of the United Nations Association in Canada

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