The Canadian Association of Nurses for the Environment (CANE)


Description: The Canadian Association of Nurses for the Environment/Association d'infirmieres et infirmiers pour l'environnement (CANE/AIIE) represents nurses dedicated to the improvement of environmental health across all  domains of nursing practice, policy, research and education. Nurses include all practicing nurses (registered nurses, licensed practical nurses or equivalent, psychiatric nurses, and nurse practitioners). An Associate Group of the Canadian Nurses Association, CANE/AIIE works to:

  • facilitate knowledge sharing and transfer based on environmental health principles and nursing best practices
  • support evidence-based environmental health practice
  • influence policy development and legislation to support environmental nursing practice
  • promote educational and research opportunities for nurses

We have been advocating champions against asbestos production and use world-wide. We also share our knowledge to create awareness and action to ensure that the public knows the significant damage to health of asbestos production and use. 

Type of organisation:  Non-profit

Contact for further information: 

Jennifer L Morin, President

Toronto, ON, M3H 5P7



Date last updated:  May 23, 2019