Resources and Support for Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, Environmental Illness, and Chemical Injuries in Canada

Petitions & Awareness Campaigns

MCS-Specific Campaigns and Petitions

AEHAQ's Petition to Parliament Canadian content site Please help fight for the rights of those with chemical injury and sensitivity by supporting the Allergy and Environmental Health Association Quebec's Petition. This petition is open to and is for all Canadians, not only those living in Quebec. Scroll to the lower portion of the page for both English and French versions.

Global Recognition Campaign for Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Diana Buckland's site is devoted to gaining recognition of MCS and chemical injuries world-wide. Please be sure to check it frequently to help support the various on-going efforts showcased on this site. As well, please consider submitting your story in an effort to help put a "face" on MCS and also sign the Guest Book.

MCS Beacon Of Hope Foundation The MCS Beacon of Hope Foundation invites you to join us, along with all our friends around the globe in support of our efforts to obtain a World-Wide Toxic Injury Awareness and Education Proclamation. We are petitioning the President of the United States of America, Presidents, Prime Ministers and World Leaders around the Globe for May 2005 and forward to be officially designated as Toxic Injury Awareness & Education month in support of increased awareness, education, understanding and research into the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Toxic Injury.

MCS-Related Issues

Annie Appleseed Project Lots of groups are fighting for a cleaner environment. It can seem like a huge problem with no obvious solutions. But none of us can afford to ignore it. Pick your issue, join with a group of likeminded individuals, there are many organizations at work already. Get involved. Think Globally, Act Locally. It works for me.

Association of Flight Attendants AFA-CWA Air Safety, Health and Security Dept. (ASHSD). Sign our petition to speak out against pesticides on planes and show your support for a non-chemical alternative! Tell the airlines and the Department Of Transportation that passengers and crew do not want to be sprayed with pesticides during a flight, and that passengers would choose to fly with an airline that does not spray over one that does. Click on the link above and then click on "sign petition." If you don't want to sign your name online, just print it in block letters.

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics Petition to All Cosmetics Companies: Don't Use Chemicals Linked to Cancer and Birth Defects! The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is a coalition of public health, educational, religious, labor, women's, environmental and consumer groups. Our goal is to protect the health of consumers and workers by requiring the health and beauty industry to phase out the use of chemicals that are known or suspected carcinogens, mutagens and reproductive toxins.

EHN's FDA fragrance petition, 99P-1340 See the science, and then write the FDA!

EWG petitions FDA Support Cosmetic labeling petition. Docket Number 2004P-0266

Fabric Softener Complaints? Tell it to the CPSC Register your complaint to the Consumer Products Safety Commission about fragrances in fabric softeners and other products used for household and janitorial cleaning and maintenance chores. (by Barb Wilkie of Environmental Health Network).

Petition to have the fragrance Eternity by Calvin Klein declared misbranded The Environmental Health Network of California has filed a petition with the FDA to have the fragrance Eternity by Calvin Klein declared misbranded. The basis of this petition is the lack of a warning label on the product informing consumers that all the materials in the product and the product has not been adequately tested for safety.

Think Before You Pink a project of Breast Cancer Action. Includes various petitions related to breast cancer issues. Contact major research funders to demand a more effective, coordinated breast cancer research agenda. Main site for more info.

Stop Toxic Trespass What is Toxic Trespass? Toxic Trespass occurs when hazardous materials used on one property become airborne, and drift (or trespass) from one property to the next. The Sierra Club and the Environmental Health Network are cosponsoring organizational meetings to promote greater awareness of chemical trespass and to begin building a coalition to press for greater protections for sensitive individuals. Please join them and other interested individuals to either volunteer or keep abreast of the issues.

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